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Fruit Pockets

Author/Submitted by: Mrs. M. Altman, Lancaster, OH in The Household Searchlight cookbook
Servings: 16
Categories: Cookies / Desserts

2  cups  Cake flour
2  teaspoons  Baking powder
1/4  teaspoon  Salt
2  tablespoons  Confectioner's sugar
2  tablespoons  Butter
2/3  cup  Milk
1    Egg white, slightly beaten

1/4  cup  Raisins, chopped
1/4  cup  Nuts, chopped
2  tablespoons  Orange juice
1/4  teaspoon  Cinnamon
1  tablespoon  Lemon juice
1/4  cup  Citron, chopped
1/4  cup  Currants
1/4  teaspoon  Allspice
1/4  teaspoon  Cloves
2  tablespoons  Sugar

Sift flour, measure, and sift with baking powder and salt. Cut in butter with 2 spatulas. Add milk. Mix lightly until well blended. Turn onto lightly floured board. Roll in sheet 1/3 inch thick. Cut in ovals 4 inches long. Combine raisins, nuts, orange juice, lemon juice, spices, currants, citron, and sugar. Mix thoroughly. Place 1 tablespoon on half of each oval. Brush edges of dough with egg white. Fold over. Press firmly together. Press lightly to flatten. Make 3 short cuts across the top of each oval with the scissors. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Place 2 inches apart on well-oiled baking sheet. Bake in hot oven (450 F) until evenly browned.

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