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How To make Tea Timers/1953 Pillsbury Bakeoff


2 c All-purpose flour
2/3 c Sugar
1/2 ts Baking soda
1/2 ts Salt
1/2 c Butter or margarine
1 lg Egg; beaten
1/2 c Sour cream
1 tb Orange extract
Or grated orange peel 1 c Pecans; chopped
12 Graham crackers
This was a winner in the senior division of the 1953 Pillsbury bakeoff Sift together the flour, sugar, soda and salt. Cut in the butter until particles are the size of small peas. Combine beaten egg, sour cream, orange extract or peel and pecans; add to dry ingredients, tossing lightly with fork until well combined. Chill at least one hour. Crush 12 double graham crackers; reserve 1/2 of crumbs. Roll out dough on the crumbs, sprinkle reserved crumbs on top of dough after it is rolled. Roll to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into triangles about 1 1/2 inches wide at base. Bake in preheated 400 degree oven for 10-12 minutes. -----

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