Hungarian Pastry

Total Time
50mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
30 mins

This was my Mother's recipe. She always made these for Christmas. I make them several times a year. You may use any flavor of jam, but I think the raspberry is delicious. One reviewer asked me about the egg whites. I always beat the egg whites until soft peaks form. My mother made it the same way.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream butter/margarine and sugar.
  2. Add vanilla and egg yolks.
  3. Cream together well.
  4. Add sifted flour with soda and baking powder.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Then pat dough out onto cookie sheet with sides or a large shallow pan.
  7. Spread with jam and 1/2 cup ground nuts.
  8. Then over that spread the well beaten egg whites.
  9. Then sprinkle the other half of ground nuts to which 2 tablespoons of sugar have been added.
  10. Bake 1/2 hour at 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
  11. Layers are:.
  12. Dough.
  13. Jam.
  14. Nuts.
  15. Egg whites.
  16. Nuts with sugar.
  17. When cool, cut into 2 inch squares.