Thursday, 3 January 2013



One can say anything he or she wants about this easy desserts Kolachkes recipe. But I think this is a fine dessert one that should be served anytime but I myself mostly enjoy it on weekend afternoons. When there is no pressure from anything specially from work. I usually would enjoy it with some great earl grey. Enjoy this Kolachkes from easy desserts and let us know what you make of it.
  • 2C Unsalted butter,,Softened
  • 6 oz Cream cheese,,Softened
  • 3C All-purpose flour,,Sifted
  • 6 T Whipping cream
  • Confectioners'sugar for Rolling and sprinkling
  • Jam,jelly (or preserves of) Choice
  • Cream cheese filling(opt)
  • Nut filling(optional)
  1. Beat butter and cream cheese in large bowl of electric mixer until light.  
  2. Beat in flour and cream until well mixed. Divide dough into 4 portions. 
  3. Wrap each in plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
  4. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Have ungreased baking sheets ready.
  5. Sprinkle the work surface and the rolling pin generously with confectioners'sugar. 
  6. Roll out 1 dough portion at a time to about 1/4-inch thickness.
  7. Use a small (2-inch diameter) round cutter or glass to cut out cookies.
  8. Transfer to ungreased baking sheets, leaving 1or 2 inches between each cookie. 
  9. Make a small depression in the center of the cookies with your finger tip.
  10. Fill scantily with jam,jelly, preserves, cheese or nut filling.(If you use too much filling it will run out on to the baking sheet.)
  11. Bake until bottoms are lightly browned, 12 to 15 minutes.
  12. Cool on wire racks. Sprinkle generously with confectioners'sugar while still warm.
  13. Cream cheese filling: Beat together 1 package (8 ounces) softened cream cheese,1 egg yolk,1/2 cup confectioners' sugar and 1 teaspoon pure vanilla  extract until well mixed.
  14. Nut filling: Cook 1 cup coarsely ground walnuts in 2 tablespoons butter with 1/3 cup granulated sugar and 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract until nuts turn golden.
  15. Cool.

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