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This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension.


4 c. flour
4 tsp. baking powder
½ c. sugar
½ tsp. salt
7/8 c. oil
¾ c. milk


2 c. pumpkin
1 tsp. cinnamon
½ c. sugar
¼ c. melted butter


Combine flour, baking powder, sugar and salt and cut in oil with a pastry blender or fork. Add enough milk to make a soft dough. Combine filling ingredients in mixing bowl. Divide dough into small balls about the size of a large walnut. Roll into 3-inch circles. Place 1 tablespoon of filling on circle and fold over and seal by pressing the tines of a form around the edges. Bake at 425 degrees until light brown, about 15 to 20 minutes.

Makes 25 servings. Each serving has 220 calories, 12 g fat, 3 g protein, 25 carbohydrate, 0 g fiber and 130 mg sodium.

Source: Adapted from Schott (Janke), A. (2012). Alma’s Favorite Recipes: Cooking & Memories from a German-Russian Farm Kitchen. Germans from Russia Heritage Collection.


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