1/2 Photos of Strawberry Kolache Cookies
These cookies are absolutely beautiful. You can actually use whatever kind of preserves you wish, but make sure that they are PRESERVES. You will love the look of these beautiful cookies! Prep time doesn't include chill time. Cook time is for one batch.
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- 3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 (1/4 ounce) package active dry yeast
- 1/2 cup warm milk (110 F)
- 1 large egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup strawberry preserves
- 1 large egg, well beaten
- 1First, Preheat your oven to 350°F.
- 2In a large bowl, combine flour, butter, sugar and salt.
- 3With your hand mixer, beat the flour, butter, sugar and salt until it looks like coarse crumbs.
- 4Dissolve yeast in your 1/2 cup warm milk in a small bowl.
- 5Stir in 1 egg and vanilla.
- 6Add milk mixture to flour mixture, and then beat at low speed until mixed thoroughly.
- 7Divide dough in half (you will have two chunks of dough), cover with wax paper, and refrigerate for 1 hour.
- 8Remove from refrigerator and roll dough out on a lightly floured surface, one half at a time, to 1/8 - 1/4-inch thickness.
- 9Cut dough into 3-inch squares, and then top each with 1 teaspoon of your strawberry preserves.
- 10Bring up 2 opposite corners of each square to center and then pinch tightly to seal.
- 11Place the finished cookie onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper placing them around 2-inches apart.
- 12Brush each cookie lightly with the beaten egg.
- 13Bake for 10-14 minutes until golden brown.
- 14Cool completely.
- 15Combine powdered sugar, almond extract and enough milk for desired glazing consistency in small bowl (approximately 2 1/2 teaspoons).
- 16Drizzle this glaze lightly over cooled cookies.
- 17ENJOY THESE BEAUTIFUL COOKIES!
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Nutritional Facts for Strawberry Kolache Cookies
Serving Size: 1 (95 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 12
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 351.7
- Calories from Fat 152
- Total Fat 16.9 g
- Saturated Fat 10.2 g
- Cholesterol 77.4 mg
- Sodium 228.3 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 44.7 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
- Sugars 17.4 g
- Protein 5.0 g