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Hungarian Kiffles


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Serves 3 dozen | Prep Time 20 minutes | Cook Time 10-13 minutes

Ingredients

3 cups unsifted flour

3 tablespoons sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 sticks of butter (room temperature)

8 oz cream cheese (room temperature)

3 egg yolks

3/4 lb Apricot Butter

Confectioners Sugar


In a large bowl combine the flour, sugar and salt


In a stand mixer or by hand, cream the butter and cream cheese together until smooth


Add the egg yolks to the cream cheese mixture


Slowly add the flour mixture to the cream cheese mixture


Mix until combined and smooth


Divide dough into 5 balls and refrigerate overnight


When ready to roll the dough let it come almost to room temperature


Using a rolling pin take a dough ball and roll into a circle


Cut out circles using round cookie cutter or a white wine glass like I did (perfect size)


Now take the circle and very gently roll once or twice to make an oval shape. The dough should be thin but workable


Using 1/2 teaspoon of the filling place it in the middle of the oval and spread it around


Roll the dough length wise gently pulling the ends to lengthen the kiffle


After all the kiffles are rolled, place seamed side down on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet


Bake at 375 degrees for 10-13 minutes until lightly browned


Cool on a cooling rack


When ready to serve sprinkle with confectioners sugar


Pairs Well With


Notes

This recipe is my Eastern European Grandmothers. Having her recipes is like having her right there with me in the kitchen. Her cooking was phenomenal and I am happy to share!

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