For the filling, combine the candied peel and rum and cover with plastic wrap. Allow to macerate at least 8 hours.
Form and fill the palline as for the Paste Nuove. Before placing them on the pan, roll in the granulated sugar. Bake, cool, and store as in the preceding recipe.
Granulated sugar for finishing
Replace the candied orange peel with raisins, dark or golden, that have been brought to a boil in a pan of water and drained.
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