Bake Hungarian Kieflies

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Here is a cookie recipe for Hungarian Kieflies. Roll out a dough, put in a sweet filling and bake. Yum! I am putting up recipes from my vast collection that are unusual, hard to find, or are just different in case any searchers are looking for hard to find recipes they remember from childhood that are lost. So far, the recipes I’m putting up are getting lots of views, so I will keep going at it. This cookie recipe for Hungarian Kieflies looks great to serve at an international pot luck or anytime you have a sweet tooth. It’s a great way to teach kids about food from other lands of the world. Have fun and Happy Cooking!

Step 1

In a large mixing bowl, mix together 2 sticks softened butter, the zest of 1 lemon, 6 large egg yolks, 1/2 pint of sour cream, and 3 C all-purpose flour to make a dough.

Step 2

Turn dough out on lightly floured surface and knead thoroughly. Roll into walnut-sized balls. Put balls on a cookie sheet, cover with a tea towel and refrigerate overnight.

Step 3

Next day, MAKE FILLING: Mix together 1 lb. powdered sugar, 1 lb ground walnuts, 6 large eggwhites that are beaten stiff, and the juice of 1 lemon.

Step 4

Roll each ball thin. Put a teaspoonful of the filling in each and roll or fold dough. Place on cookie sheet.

Step 5

Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until slightly browned.

Step 6

After baking, roll kieflies in powdered sugar. Enjoy!

Step 7

Be sure to check out my many other recipe articles in Bukisa! Have fun and Happy Cooking!


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