Kifles (Nut Rolls or Horns)

"This is from the Ellis Island Immigrant Cookbook."
 
Kifles (Nut Rolls or Horns) created by Karen..
Ready In:
1hr
Ingredients:
11
Yields:
80 Kifles
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ingredients

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directions

  • Combine nuts, sugar and vanilla.
  • Fold in egg whites; set aside.
  • Put flour into a large bowl.
  • Add the yeast to the egg yolks in a small bowl and let soften.
  • Cut butter into the flour until crumbly.
  • Add egg yolks and yeast and sour cream.
  • Mix well until it forms a smooth ball.
  • Form into 10 balls and chill.
  • Mix 1 cup granulated and 1 cup powdered sugar.
  • On counter top, sprinkle a spoonful of sugar mixture, place 1 ball on the sugar, add more sugar on top, roll out ball Roll until dough is 1/8-inch thick, forming a circle.
  • Cut the circle into 8 pie-shaped wedges.
  • Fill the wide end of each wedge with 1 level teaspoon of filling.
  • Roll from wide end to the point.
  • Continue with all the balls.
  • Place on greased cookie sheets.
  • Bake at 325°F for 15 minutes.

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  1. scenicfarm
    How long does the dough chill?
     
  2. jkbroadwater
    Dough needs salt. Otherwise very good.
     
  3. jenjenfrey2013
    Do I add
     
  4. Rich L.
    what kind of nuts? not very specific in the recipe?
     
  5. Tamantha G.
    I was not happy with this nut roll recipe and all
     

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