Peach Triangles

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup shortening
2 eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
Peach Filling (recipe below)

Peach Filling Ingredients:

2/3 cup peach preserves
1/2 cup dried peaches (finely chopped)

Heat oven to 375º. Beat 1 cup sugar, the shortening and eggs in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt. Prepare Peach Filling. Roll half of dough at a time 1/8″ thick on lightly floured cloth-covered surface. Cut into 3″ rounds. Place 1 level teaspoon filling on center of each round. Bring three sides of each round together at center to form triangle. Pinch edges together to form 3 slight ridges. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake 9-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 1 – 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.

Peach Filling Directions:

Mix ingredients until spreadable.

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