Raisin Squares Italian Bakery Style

Recipe by Dinglebop
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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 20
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash raisins.
  • Add to the boiling water on low heat in saucepot.
  • Add remaining filling ingredients, salt, sugar, flour, juice, and cook just until thick.
  • Remove from heat and let cool well.
  • Crust:
  • Mix egg with vanilla and add enough cream or whole milk to make one cup of liquid.
  • Combine remaining ingredients flour, sugar, salt, and lard and lifting to air and rub to make a coarse pea size crumb.
  • Add in liquid and just combine to make a ball of pastry.
  • Divide pastry into two .
  • Dust a board with the flour for rolling and roll one section to fit a 17 x 14 sided ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Spread on cooled raisin filling, or canned apple filling.
  • Roll second half of dough, and place nicely on the top, sealing edges.
  • Prick all over top with a fork and brush with more cream.
  • Sprinkle with granulated fine or coarse sugar over evenly.
  • Bake 350° for 25 minutes until golden.
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