Hungarian Butter Cakes

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Total Time
24hrs 20mins
24 hrs
20 mins

Secrets of Hungarian Cooking. Goldie Michael says these keep well and they have a star by them.

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  1. Mix flour, salt, sugar, and baking powder together.
  2. Work in the butter and lard as for pie dough.
  3. Add beaten egg yolks, sour cream, lemon juice and rind.
  4. Cut dough into four pieces.
  5. Place dough in a good bowl, cover, and place in refrigerator overnight.
  6. In the morning, on a floured board, roll out dough, one piece at a time, into 3-inch squares.
  7. Fill with nut filling or with jam.
  8. Bake on an ungreased baking sheet for 25 30 minutes in a 350 degree Fahrenheit oven.
  9. Filling:.
  10. Mix the walnuts, sugar, egg whites and lemon rind together.
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Wonderful recipe! reminds me of cookies my grandma made with me when I was little