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Nancy J.'s StoryJOULUTORTUT,or sometimes called
NORTHERN STARS,cookies are a buttery, delicious,a star-shaped FINNISH Christmas Cookie.
They traditional have a prune filling. Made from scratch.
But plum,apple,rhubarb, strawberry or you're favorite jam can be used.
My paternal grandparents came from Finland, and I make these most holidays...in the're honor. The picture is of my paternal grandparents (ETAPA) little boy is my dad Andy....... Enjoy
Hyvaa Joulua! = MERRY CHRISTMAS!
8 oz cream cheese
heavy whipping cream
1Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
Mix all dough ingredients, in a large bowel, with your hands.
(it must be with your clean hands
no rings on please.)
Once all the ingredients are well mixed let the dough.
Important: Chill for a few hours!
2Sprinkle flour on your clean kitchen counter.Take half of the dough out, and leave the other half in the refrigerator.
Roll out and cut into several 3 inch sguares with a knife.
4Then create the star by pulling down alternate corners of the squares.
Press the alternate corners down into the filling to make them stick.
Do the same with the second half of cookie dough.