Kifli (Crescent Cookies)

"Delicious crescent shaped cookies. Hungarian cookies. Very Good and you can use any kind of jam or preserves as the filling."
 
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Ready In:
15mins
Ingredients:
11
Yields:
32 COOKIES
Serves:
16
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ingredients

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directions

  • DOUGH:

  • Blend flour and butter thoroughly using a pastry blender if desired.
  • Add egg yolks and yeast cake which has been dissolved in cream.
  • Add sugar and vanilla.
  • Chill dough if it is too soft to roll out easily.
  • Divide into 2 parts and roll each into a 12-inch circle or larger. Cut into 16 or more pie-shaped pieces.
  • Place a small amount of nut filling or jam on each wedge and beginning at the rounded edge, roll up.
  • Place on greased baking sheet, point underneath. Let stand for 20 minutes.
  • Brush top of crescents with beaten egg.
  • Bake at 350°F for 15 to 18 minutes or until light brown on bottom.
  • FILLING:

  • Mix all ingredients listed for filling together, mixing well.

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  1. Didn't have recipe til I found this! Seeing the familiar crescent shapes again was so good-but not as good as these cookies! Will definitely make these again, maybe with poppyseed filling in some of them. Thank you so much for posting this!
     
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