Filled Beehive Cookies

Recipe by GrammaJeanne
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 36
YIELD: 36 Cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Filling: Combine all filling ingredients together in a bowl and mix well. Set aside.
  • Cookie Dough: Sift together flour and salt, then cut in butter.
  • Stir in powdered sugar and lemon rind.
  • Add egg, vanilla & light cream, then mix until dough is smooth.
  • Form into a ball. Roll out 1/4 of dough on floured pastry cloth to 1/8 inch thick. Cut into rounds with 1 1/2" cutter.
  • Place rounds on a greased baking sheet (or line with parchment) and top each with 1 Tblsp of apple filling (keep in a mound).
  • Roll remaining dough with your hands on a cloth into pencil like strips 8 inches long and 1/2 inch thick. Wind one strip in a spiral fashion around the filling of each cookie, beginning at the base and gradually close at the top.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.
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