Date-Nut Pastries

Date-nut Pastries Recipe

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Sharon Colyer

By
@Cmom02

This easy recipe is from Better Homes and Gardens - Tasty Timesaving Cooking cookbook. Tasty as is, or use some orange zest with the filling, to give it a little pizazz.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
8
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/2 pkg
of a 15 oz. folded refrigerated unbaked piecrust or use unbaked crescent roll type dough
1/2 can(s)
of a 12 oz. (1/2 cup) date cake and pastry filling
1/3 to 1/2 c
coarsely chopped pecans
sugar or cinnamon sugar
for a variation, zest some orange peel and put a pinch on top of date filling, before putting on pecans

How to Make Date-Nut Pastries

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 450°F. Lightly grease baking sheet.
  • 2Let pie crust stand at room temperature for 5 minutes. Unfold piecrust, and cut crust into 8 wedges. (If using crescent roll type dough, sprinkle a little flour, on a clean flat surface. Lay down dough. And, sprinkle a little flour on, the top side of the dough. Flatten dough slightly, with a rolling pin. If rolling causes perforations to seal, take a sharp knife to cut the dough, in that area.) Spread about 1 tablespoon of the date filling, near the wide end of each wedge. If using orange peel, put it on date filling, before putting on pecans. Sprinkle about 1 tablespoon of chopped pecans atop the filling on each wedge. Starting at the wide end, roll up each wedge.
  • 3Place, point down, on prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle pastries with sugar. Bake 12-15 minutes, or until golden. Serve warm. Makes 8 servings.

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