Flaky Hungarian Cookies

Recipe by Dienia B.
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READY IN: 24hrs 15mins
SERVES: 25
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • DOUGH:
  • Mix and blend flour, baking powder, water, vinegar, and egg yolks until dough comes clean of hands. Chill.
  • Butter Mixture:
  • Mix margarine, lard and flour together and allow it to soften.
  • When dough is chilled, roll it out and spread with butter mixture; fold dough and refrigerate.
  • Repeat this process 4 times; next day, cut the dough into squares with a hot knife.
  • Fill with chosen filling.
  • Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Nut Filling:
  • Grind nuts.
  • Beat egg whites until stiff but still moist.
  • Fold in sugar and nuts carefully.
  • Add lemon rind.
  • Pot Cheese filling:
  • Mash cottage cheese with fork.
  • Add sugar, salt and eggs. Mix very well.
  • Poppyseed Filling:
  • Cook poppy seeds, sugar, milk, and butter until thick, for 10 to 15 minutes on low flame.
  • Add lemon rind.
  • Cool well before using.
  • Apricot Filling:
  • Cook dried apricots until tender; mash and add sugar to taste.
  • Drained crushed pineapple may be added.
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