Pennsylvania Dutch Cookies Kiffels

Recipe by Olha7397
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READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 8 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a mixing bowl, combine butter, cream cheese, egg yolks and flour; beat until smooth.
  • Shape into 1-inch balls; place in a container with waxed paper separating each layer.
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • FOR THE FILLING, combine walnuts and 3 3/4 cups sugar (the mixture will be dry).
  • In a small mixing bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form; fold into nut mixture.
  • Add extracts and a few drops of water if necessary until filling reaches a spreading consistency.
  • Place remaining sugar in a bowl; roll cream cheese balls in sugar until completely covered.
  • Place a few balls at a time between two sheets of waxed paper.
  • Roll balls into 2 1/2-inch circles.
  • Gently spread about 2 teaspoons of filling over each.
  • Roll up; place seam side down on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Curve the ends slightly.
  • Bake at 350°F for 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Cool on wire racks.
  • Yield: about 8 dozen.
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