Pigs In A Blanket
|All purpose flour||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Cold butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Milk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Rusks||10 , crushed (Zwieback / Holland)|
|Ground beef||1 3⁄4 Pound|
|Bulk pork sausage||1 3⁄4 Pound|
In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar and baking powder.
Cut in shortening and butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Gradually add milk, tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball.
Divide dough into three portions.
Refrigerate until chilled.
Meanwhile, for filling, in a large bowl, combine the Zwieback crumbs, salt and pepper.
Crumble the beef and pork over the mixture and mix well.
Shape rounded tablespoonfuls of meat mixture into 3-in.logs.
On a floured surface, knead one portion of the dough 8-10 times.
Roll the dough to 1/8-in.thickness; cut with a floured 3-in.round cutter.
Place one log in the center of each circle.
Brush the edges of dough with water; fold dough over filling and pinch the edges to seal.
Place on greased racks in shallow baking pans.
Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until meat is no longer pink.