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Hungarian Filled Cookies (Kifli) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Anna Lawson

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 egg yokes (save the white)
1 lb. Butter
lb. Crisco
3 tsp. vanilla
5 lb. flour
2 c. sugar
2 tbsp. Salt
2 yeast cakes
1 pt. sour cream
1 c. buttermilk
10x sugar (confection)
fillings - cherry, lekvar (prune), almond, apricot, etc.

Directions:
Directions:
In very large bowl add butter and Crisco, mix. Add in egg yolks, mix.
Add in flour, vanilla, sugar and sour cream, mix well.
Warm milk, yeast, and salt. Need in with dough.
Let the dough rise 1 hrs.

Roll out dough in sections, about ⅛ in thick, cut into squares about 1 to 1 inch big . Put a small amount of filling in the center of each square, wrap two corner and pinch them together.
When arranged on the cookie sheet, brush with egg white before putting in the oven.


Bake until lightly brown, about 8 minutes at 350

Sprinkle with 10x sugar when cool

When storing layer with foil or wax paper.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
more than 10 dz
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
several hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe has been handed down generation to generation on my mother's side of the family.
I feel my grandmother's(Helen Nemeth-born in Hungary) presence when I make these every year.

 

 

 

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