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This recipe for Kolacky Tart Cutter recipe, by Gail Hagen, is from Gails Recipes,
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4 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup butter 2/3 cup milk 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla 3 eggs
Filling 3/4 pound prunes* 1-1/4 cups water 1/4 cup sugar
*or apricot, almond or poppy seed
Mix butter into dry ingredients with Pastry blender; beat the eggs and add milk and vanilla. mix that into first mixture until a medium soft dough is formed. Set in a cool place for an hour. cook the prunes in water until soft, remove the stones and add sugar. Beat to a past.
Roll out dough to about 1/4 inch thick and cut with the tart cutter. Pace a teaspoonful of the filling in the center and fold strips over to the center and press together.
Place on a cookie sheet and bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown at a temperature of 400 degrees.
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