Take good, fresh, ripe fruit, wash and peel, cut into halves, taking seed out. Make a good rich puff paste and roll out one-fourth inch thick, cut into squares large enough to cover a peach. Take two halves of the peaches and put together, fill the hole left by the seed with granulated sugar, and put a small piece of butter on top, set in the center of the square piece of puff paste, take the corners and fold over, making a ball, set in pan smooth side up, bake in moderate oven until a nice brown. Serve with whipped cream or cream sauce.
Take good sound ripe apples, wash, peel and cut the core out with a core cutter. Make a good puff paste or pie dough and roll out to one-fourth inch thick, cut in squares large enough to cover the apple. Wash squares of dough with egg, set apple in center of dough, fill hole in center with sugar, put a piece of butter on top, flavor with cinnamon, nutmeg or juice of lemon, take corners of dough and fold over the apple making a ball, set in pan with folded side down. Bake in moderate oven until a light brown. Serve with sweetened whipped cream or cream sauce.