Total Time
1hr 12mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 12 mins

Great for making a Christmas tradition.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, combine prunes, dates, water and sugar. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until thickened. Remove from the heat and stir in butter. Cool.
  2. Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl, sift together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter as for a pie pastry. Blend in egg, cream and vanilla. Form into two balls.
  3. Place on ball at a time on a floured board and roll to a 1/8 inch thickness. Cut into 2 inch squares. Place on ungreased cookie sheets. Make 1 inch slits in corners. Place 1/2 tsp filing in the center of each square. Bring every other corner up into center to form a pinwheel and press lightly. REpeat with remaining dough and filing.
  4. Bake 325 degrees for 12 minutes or until the points are light golden brown. Sprinkle with convectioners' sugar if desired.

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