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CHEESE COOKIES (Keiflies) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Betty Simms
Added: Monday, November 2, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 cups flour
1 lb. cream cheese, softened
1 lb. butter or margarine
4 egg yoaks

Filling
4 egg white
3 tbsp. sugar
1 cup finely chopped nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Bake 325 for 20 minutes

Mix with mixer; flour, cream cheese and butter. Press into a large ball, set in fridg. for 3 hours.

When ready to make cookies; beat topping ingredients together.
Roll dough out fairly thin on powder sugar. Cut into about 2" squares and 1/2 tsp. topping right in the middle, fold 2 corners in like a blanket. Gently place on cookie sheet or place squares on cookie sheet first, then add topping.
With a sifters sprinkle with powder sugar when cooler not cold.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Dough is very light, a very old family recipe.

 

 

 

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