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Hungarian Kiffles (Cookies)

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Category: Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 4 Egg yokes
  • 4 c Flour, all purpose
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 2 ts Sugar
  • 1 c Butter
  • 1 Yeast cake dissolved in 1
  • -cup sour cream



* NUT FILLING: Combine 1 pound ground walnuts with 1/2 cup sugar; add 2 to
3 beaten egg whites, just enough to hold nuts together. Reserve.....

PREPARE COOKIES; Mix flour, salt and sugar together; add butter and mix
like pie dough. Add egg yokes and sour cream mixture; mix well. Shape dough
like a meatloaf; wrap and refrigerate overnight... The next day, working
with small sections of the dough (keep rest cold), roll out as thinly as
possible, at least 1/8 inch; use a mixture of powdered confectioners sugar
and flour on surface. Cut out diamond shapes, 2 to 3 inches square.

TO ASSEMBLE; Place a scant teaspoon of filling on center of each diamond;
roll from one corner to another corner; shape into crescent. Bake on top
rack of oven at 375 degrees for 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned;
WATCH them carefully...

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