Dish Name: Apple-Almond Pastries
Category: Pies And Pastries
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1 1/3 cup All-purpose flour
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 cup Margarine
1 cup Apples -- sliced thin
3 tbl Sugar
2 tbl Almonds -- sliced
3 tbl Apricot preserves -- or
Sift the 1-1/3 cup flour with the salt into a large mixing bowl.
Cut in the solid margarine or butter with pastry blender until mixture is the size of small peas.
Sprinkle 4-5 tablespoons water, a little at a time, over the flour while stirring with a fork, until mixture is just moist enough to hold together.
Form into a square and flatten to 1/2 inch.
Roll out on floured surface to 12 inch square.
Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
Toss sliced apples with 1 tablespoon of flour.
Place slices down center third of dough.
Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of sugar over apples.
Fold up about 1/2 inch at each end.
Fold sides over apples, leaving an inch of apples showing down center.
Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar and sliced almonds.
Bake in preheated 450-degree oven for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
Spread immediately with preserves.
If preferred, omit the preserves and frost with a thin glaze made of powdered sugar thinned with milk and vanilla or orange extract.