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Pasta Tidbits

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Ingredients
For pasta dough
  All-purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄16 Teaspoon
  Egg yolk 1
  Butter/Margarine 6 Tablespoon, melted
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
For apricot filling
  Dried apricots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Dates 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Coconut 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Graham cracker crumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Orange juice/Apple juice 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a bowl, add flour, sugar and salt. Mix thoroughly.
2) Make a well in the enter.
3) Gently put egg yolk, butter and lemon juice into it.
4) Mix with a spoon until the dry ingredients are absorbed.
5) Mix melted butter if required to moisten.
6) Knead the dough soft.
7) Chill for 2 1/2 to 3 hours.
8) For filling, in a grinder add apricots and dates. Grind coarsely.
9) Add the remaining ingredients. Mix together well.
10) Add more juice if required.
11) Roll out dough to 1/4 inch thickness.
12) Cut out into squares using a ravioli cutter.
13) In center of half the squares, spoon the filling, using a teaspoon.
14) Brush the edges with water and cover with with another square. Seal at the edges.
15) Fry the pasta tidbits in hot oil 375°F (190°C), till golden and crisp.
16) Remove and drain on paper.

SERVING
12) Serve topped with ice-cream, custard sauce or whipped cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Fried
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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