Friday, December 14, 2007

Here's what's cooking in our Kitchen!

This is one of our favorite unique Christmas cookie recipes. Enjoy!

Finnish Cookies 375F 15-20 min. Makes 3 doz.
1 c. butter
1 c. small curd cottage cheese
¼ tsp. salt
2 c. flour
¾ c. br. sugar
1 beaten egg yolk
¾ c. finely chopped walnuts
2 Tbs. water
icing sugar for rolling
½ tsp. cinnamon
melted butter

Cream butter with cottage cheese; blend in salt and flour. Shape into ball. Divide dough into thirds. Roll each piece into a 12” round. Brush with melted butter. Combine cinnamon brown sugar and nuts. Sprinkle 1/3 mixture over each round. Cut into 16 pie-shaped wedges. Spread at wide edge, roll towards point. Place point down on greased cookie sheet; brush with combined egg yolk and water. Bake. Remove from pan immediately and sprinkle with or roll in sifted confectioners sugar.

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