Apples in Robes

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The children made these for their Daddy today and they smell wonderful! This recipe is from the out-of-print "Cookbook of Foods from Bible Days" by Jean and Frank McKibbin.

Apples in Robes
Pastry:
2 cups self-rising flour (to make yourself, add 1 Tbsp baking powder and 1 tsp salt to 2 cups white flour)
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter
3/4 cup milk

Combine flour, salt and sugar and cut in butter. Add milk and mix. Roll out on a floured board and cut into squares large enough to wrap half an apple.

Filling:
4 apples, cored, peeled and halved
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp cinnamon

Mix cinnamon and sugar. Put 1 tsp in center of each pastry square. Place half an apple over it. Wrap carefully, sealing all edges. Put in greased baking dish. Sprinkle remaining sugar on tops. Bake at 325 for 20 min. + 10 minutes more.

Sauce:
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp cinnamon

Combine in a pan and bring to a boil. Pour over pastries when they have baked 20 minutes. return to oven and bake 10 more minutes. Serve hot with cream, if desired.

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