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)
- Beat butter and cream cheese in large bowl of electric mixer until light.
- Beat in flour and cream until well mixed. Divide dough into 4 portions.
- Wrap each in plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
- Heat oven to 350 degrees. Have ungreased baking sheets ready.
- Sprinkle the work surface and the rolling pin generously with confectioners'sugar.
- Roll out 1 dough portion at a time to about 1/4-inch thickness.
- Use a small (2-inch diameter) round cutter or glass to cut out cookies.
- Transfer to ungreased baking sheets, leaving 1or 2 inches between each cookie.
- Make a small depression in the center of the cookies with your finger tip.
- 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.)
- Bake until bottoms are lightly browned, 12 to 15 minutes.
- Cool on wire racks. Sprinkle generously with confectioners'sugar while still warm.
- 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.
- 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.
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