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Sesame Turnovers (from Crete) Kritika Patouthia

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Servings: 1
Categories: Cookies / Desserts

1/2  c  Olive oil
4  tb  Water or soda water
4  tb  Orange juice
1  ea  Lemon, juiced
6  tb  Sugar
4  c  Flour
1/2  ts  Baking soda
1  t  Salt
1  c  Ground walnuts
1  c  Ground almonds
1  c  Sesame seeds
1  c  Liquid sweetener
    -----TO DIP-----
    Orange flower water
    Confectioners' sugar

Mix olive oil, water, orange juice, lemon juice, and sugar. Sift flour, baking soda and salt together. Add olive oil mixture and work to a smooth dough. Cover and leave for one hour on floured board. Roll out dough about 1/4 inch thick. Cut into 3 inch squares. Mix ingredients for filling and place one heaped teaspoon in centre of each square. Moisten edges, cover the filling by folding the four corners and press firmly together in the centre. Bake in a moderate oven for about 25 minutes. While warm sprinkle with orange flower water and dip in confectioners' sugar.

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