Thursday, April 01, 2010

Parisian Sweets

Parisian Sweets

1 cup raisins, seedless
1/2 cup figs
1 cup almonds
1/2 cup cherries, dried
1 cup dates, pitted
1 cup walnuts
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar*

Grind fruits and nuts together in food mill.  Mound mixture and then roll out on a flat surface to about 1/2 inch thickness.  Sprinkle with powdered sugar* (optional) and cut into squares.  

Makes 4 dozen

This recipe can be varied by the types of fruits added or taken away from the recipe.  Fruits that could be substituted are dried prunes, pears, peaches, citron, candied orange peel, etc.  If desired, fruit squares could be dipped in chocolate or carob.

1 comment:

Vee said...

Oh now, these I'd love! Not much of a fan of carob so I'll look for more like these.

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