Mom's Nut Roll Recipe

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Mom's Nut Roll

Connie Osborn

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@COsborn61

My Mom and Aunt would get together during the holidays every year to make this wonderful Nut Roll. Both have passed on now, but I would like to keep this recipe alive to honor two BEAUTIFUL and AMAZING women!


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Ingredients

6 c
flour
3 Tbsp
sugar
1 tsp
salt
1/2 lb
butter (salted)
1 1/2 c
milk (warm)
1/2 c
sour cream
2 pkg
dry yeast
3
eggs (slightly beaten)

DOUGH

2 lb
ground walnuts
2 c
sugar
1 stick
butter (salted)
2 c
milk

FILLING

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Add yeast to milk. Mix with 3 cups of the flour. Let stand for 1/2 hour. Add the remainder of the flour, eggs, sugar, butter,sour cream and salt. Knead until elastic (about 4 minutes). Let rise 2 hours until doubled in bulk.
2
Heat the ingredients for the filling together, blend well and let cool.
3
When dough is through rising, divide into 5 or 6 equal parts. Let rest on floured board for 15 minutes.(My Mom's recipe called for resting on powder sugar instead of flour)
4
Roll out in long pieces, as if for jelly roll. Lay down your filling to cover dough completely and roll up.
5
Put on greased cookie sheets, seam side down (2-3) per pan; tuck ends under to seal. Let rise again, about 25 minutes ( I used parchment paper sprayed with Crisco)
6
Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes or until golden brown.
7
ADDED NOTE: Nuts should be very finely chopped. Best way to achieve this is by using a food processor. Don’t be afraid of putting on the filling THICK!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Sweet Breads