1/2 lb cream cheese (at room temperature)
1/2 lb butter (at room temperature)
3 cups flour
1 lb finely ground walnuts
1 cup sugar
Preheat oven to 375F.
Mix butter and cream cheese until smooth. Add flour, and
again until smooth. Making this dough is easy with a food processor, hard with
Roll dough into 3 balls. Refrigerate dough to keep it from drying out. The dough
refrigerated for 1-2 hours, but it is not necessary.
Roll out 1 ball at a time
and flour lightly.
Roll dough out in flour or granulated sugar so it doesn't stick. Cut dough into
circles using cookie or biscuit cutter.
Make the filling by mixing together
the walnuts, egg,
and sugar, and adding just enough water to obtain a sticky consistency.
teaspoon of filling to each piece of cut dough.
Roll squares into logs. Fold
circles over and
seal with a fork. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned.