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‘Pet De Soeurs’ or Nun’s Pastries

‘Pet De Soeurs’ or Nun’s Pastries


“pet-de-soeurs” the leftover crust butter and brown sugar sweets which would never make it to the table before I gobbled them up. recipe from

3 cups flour

 1 cup lard

 1/2 teaspoon salt

 1 large egg, beaten

 5 tablespoons cold water

 1 teaspoon vinegar

 Butter, enough to spread over dough

 1 1/2 cups brown sugar

 2 teaspoons cinnamon

Step 1

Cut together flour, lard and salt until it resembles small peas.

Step 2

Combine the egg, water and vinegar and gradually add to flour mixture.

Step 3

Stir just until moistened and a soft dough forms.

Step 4

Wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Step 5

Roll out dough into 2 squares.

Step 6

Spread butter all over dough.

Step 7

Sprinkle brown sugar and cinnamon over butter and spread out evenly.

Step 8

Roll dough into logs and cut into 1/2 inch thick pinwheels.

Step 9

Place on parchment paper lined baking sheets.

Step 10

Bake in a preheated 350 degree Fahrenheit oven for 20 minutes.

Step 11

Cool completely and enjoy.

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