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Cookies Kiflis - German Nut Cresents Recipe

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4 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup margarine
4 eggs yolks
1/2 pint of sour cream

Nut Filling
1 lbs ground walnuts
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cimmamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
2 unbeaten egg whites
1 teaspoon lemon juice

Sift flour and salt
Cut in margarine as you do pie crust
Add beaten egg yolks and sour cream
Roll into small balls (about 1 inch
Put in refrigerator overnight
Ground walnuts - In order to get a smooth consistency for the filling, a meat grinder works best. You can use a food processor or blender that grinds stuff really well but if possible,
Once all the nuts have been ground, add rest of the ingredients - mix well. Can add small amounts of water to make easier to spread in cookies
Make Cookies
Roll out each ball on power sugar surface into thin sheets
Spread in nut filling
Roll up and bend into crescent shape and place on cookie sheet
Bake at 350 for about 20 minutes (lightly brown on top)
Cool cookies and dust with powered sugar or can drip half of cookie in melted chocolate




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