A classic eastern European treat, this delectable version is made with a cream cheese dough and filled with strawberry preserves.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 26 servings
1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
2 Tbsp. sugar
2 egg s, separated
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. grated lemon zest
2-1/2 cups flour
2 tsp. CALUMET Baking Powder
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 cup strawberry preserves
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Let's Make It
Beat butter, cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Blend in egg yolks, vanilla and peel; set aside. Mix flour, baking powder and salt. Gradually add to butter mixture, mixing well after each addition. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 350°F. Place dough on lightly floured surface; roll out to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut into circles with 2-inch round cookie cutter. Place on ungreased baking sheets; brush with beaten egg whites. Indent centers; fill with preserves.
Bake 15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
Substitute your favorite flavor preserves for the strawberry preserves.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 17g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
About 6-1/2 dozen cookies or 26 servings, 3 cookies each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.