1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup cream style cottage cheese
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 egg whites
2 cups chopped nuts
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
In large bowl, beat together butter or margarine and cottage cheese til light
Add flour until dough forms a ball. Divide dough into 3 equal portions. Wrap
in plastic wrap
and refrigerate until firm.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) and
To Make Filling: Combine egg whites, nuts, water, and ground
Mix well and set aside.
On a floured surface roll 1 portion of dough into a
10 inch circle.
Spread circle with 1/3 of the filling to within approximately 1/2 inch of the
circle into 24 pie shaped wedges. Beginning at outer edge roll up each wedge
point side down on cookie sheet 1 1/2 inches apart.
Bake 13-15 minutes or until
(be sure to watch carefully as these cookies burn easily).
Remove to rack to
process with each remaining portion of dough and filling.