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Hungarian Kifli

Hungarian Kifli Recipe

Traditional Hungarian Recipe


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

and fluffy.


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


cookie sheets.

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

edge. Cut

circle into 24 pie shaped wedges. Beginning at outer edge roll up each wedge

tightly. Place

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

cool. Repeat

process with each remaining portion of dough and filling.
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