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Pyrizhky (Baked Turnovers)

10 Servings
2 1/2 c unbleached all-purpose flour
1/4 lb butter,1 stick
1/2 c sour cream
3 lg egg yolks
1/2 t salt
1 lg egg white,beaten with a
-little wate
1/2 c coarse sugar crystals

Combine the flour and cold butter in a processor or cut the butter with a pastry cutter into coarse crumbs. Add the egg yolks, salt, and cream and process or knead lightly until the dough forms a ball. Cut in half, wrapping each have in plastic wrap, refigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight. Roll out half the dough on a lightly floured work surface, to about 1/4-inch thickness. Cut into rounds with a 3-inch cutter or wine glass. Place a spoonful of the filling on one side of each round, fold the top over, brush with a little of the egg glaze and seal with a fork or pastry cutter for a fancy edge.
Place each turnover on a lightly greased or non-stick baking sheet and brush with the glaze then sprinkle with the sugar crystals. Bake in a preheated 375 Degree F. oven for about 20 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

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