California Golden Raisin Sauced Celery Seed Wafers Stacked with California Raisin Jam and Nut Butter

Fun to stack and fun to eat --- California Raisins, peanut butter and celery for dessert.

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INGREDIENTS

    Candied Celery

    • 2 cups diced celery
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 1/2 cup water

    Celery Seed Wafers

    • 1 cup butter, softened
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground celery seeds
    • 1 egg
    • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

    California Raisin Jam

    • 1 1/2 cups California raisins
    • 2 tablespoons sugar
    • ground cloves
    • Ground pepper

    California Golden Raisin Sauce

    • 1 1/2 cups California golden raisins
    • 1/4 cup water
    • 1/4 cup sugar
    • 1/2 cup Calvados wine

    Nut Butter

    • 1 3/4 cups peanut butter
    • 1 pint half and half

    PROCEDURE

    Candied Celery

    Combine all ingredients in saucepot. Cook until thick and syrupy. Spread on paper-lined baking sheets; set aside.

    Celery Seed Wafers

    Preheat oven to 350°F. Beat butter and sugar together until light. Add salt, celery seeds and egg; beat until well blended. Stir in flour just until blended. Roll out on lightly floured surface to 1/16-inch thick. Cut into 32 rectangular shapes. Arrange on ungreased baking sheet and bake at 350°F until golden brown. Cool on wire rack.

    California Raisin Jam

    Combine ingredients in small saucepan and cook until mixture is thick. Chill.

    California Golden Raisin Sauce

    Combine ingredients in small saucepan and cook over medium heat. Simmer until thickened, about 20 minutes. Turn into blender container and blend until smooth. Chill.

    Nut Butter

    Whip peanut butter until light and fluffy. Add half-and-half; beat until smooth. Set aside.

    To Serve

    Spread 16 wafers with a thin layer of nut butter and the remaining 16 wafers with a thin layer of raisin jam. Stack jam spread wafers on top of ones spread with nut butter. Arrange wafer stacks on individual serving plate and spoon raisin sauce over all. Garnish with candied celery and chopped nuts.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 650 (49% from fat); Total Fat 37g (sat 13g, mono 15g, poly 7g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 60mg; Protein 15g; Carbohydrate 66g; (Dietary Fiber 5g; Sugars 42g; ); Iron 3mg; Sodium 200mg; Calcium 77mg; Potassium 629mg

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