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Nut Pastries Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lee Scott

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Pastries:
1 c soft butter
3 cups sifted flour
1 package yeast
2 T warm water
3 egg yolks
1 c sour cream
1 t vanilla extract

Nut Filling:
4 cups walnuts
1 c granulated sugar
3 t vanilla
c whole milk

Directions:
Directions:
Soften yeast in warm water. In a Cuisinart, combine flour, butter, egg yolks, yeast mixture, sour cream and vanilla extract. Pulse until the mixture forms a ball. Wrap ball in Saran Wrap and chill for a few hours.
Split dough into four balls approximately the same size. Roll dough to " thickness on floured surface. Cut into 3" squares. Put 1 t of filling in the center of each square. Bring corners together and moisten edges of pastry with water so they stick together. Bake at 375 on cookie sheets covered with parchment paper for 15 minutes. Cool and sprinkle with confectioner's sugar. Makes approximately 4 dozen.

Nut filling: Place 4 cups walnuts in the food processor. Process until nuts are reduced to small size. Add sugar, milk and vanilla. Pulse until mixed well.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mom found this recipe in a magazine, and it became a family favorite. I am the only one still making these, but I share with the family.

 

 

 

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