tiny lemony turnovers

Categories
Cookies
Yield
1 Servings
MeasureIngredient
½ cup Softened butter
½ cup Sugar
1 large Egg
2 cups Flour
1 teaspoon Baking powder
½ cup Part-skim ricotta cheese
2 tablespoons Confectioners' sugar
1 tablespoon Grated lemon peel

In large bowl with mixer at med speed, beat butter & sugar until light & fluffy; beat egg in well. At low speed beat in flour & baking powder until well blended. Flatten dough to disk shape; refrigerate, wraped in plastic wrap, 1 hour until firm. Heat oven to 375. Work with half dough at a time; keep remainder refrigerated. Roll out to ⅛" thick between two sheets of wax paper or plastic wrap & cut into 2" squares. In small bowl stir in ricotta cheese, confectioners' sugar & lemon peel until smooth. Spoon 1 tsp. ricotta mixture into center of half of dough squares; brush edges with beaten egg white.

Top with remaining squares; using fork, press edges to seal. Brush with egg white; sprinkle with multicolored nonpareils. Bake 12-15 minutes. Submitted By THESERVS@... (THOMAS E. HAUG) On TUE, 14 NOV 1995 055426 -0500

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