Ukrainian Kolechka

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

Flaky cream cheese pastry with thick fruit filling.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter and cream cheese until fluffy.
  2. Beat in vanilla extract.
  3. Combine flour and salt; add in fourths to butter mixture, blending well after each addition.
  4. Chill dough until easy to handle.
  5. Roll dough to 3/8 thickness on a floured surface.
  6. Cut out 2-inch circles or other shapes.
  7. Place on ungreased baking sheets.
  8. Make a"thumb print" about 1/4 inch deep in each cookie.
  9. Fill with jam.
  10. Bake at 350 F 10 to 15 minutes, or until delicately browned on edges.


Most Helpful

Excellent cookie. Always a hit on the Christmas platter. They are also called Dainty Lily or Kolachkes in other areas of the country.

mollypaul April 08, 2004

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