Italian Nut Rolls/cookies Recipe

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Italian Nut Rolls/Cookies

Elizabeth Fletcher

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@elizfletcher

My mother got this recipe from a co-worker many years ago. It takes a little time to make but OMG, awesome. This is my husband's favorite cookie!


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Serves:

at least 6 dozen

Prep:

2 Hr

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4 1/2 c
flour
3 tsp
baking powder
1/2 pt
sour cream
4
egg yolks
1 lb
butter or margarine (4 sticks)
1 1/2 tsp
sugar

FILLING

3/4 lb
walnuts, ground fine
1 c
sugar
2
eggs whites beaten until fluffy
1 tsp
vanilla
1 1/2 tsp
honey

FOR ROLLING

powder sugar to mix with flour for rolling dough and for rolling finished cookie

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Make dough the night before baking:
Beat egg yolks. Cream butter and sugar. Add beaten yolks. Add the rest of the dough ingredients. Refrigerate overnight.
2
Make filling the night before baking:
Beat egg whites. Add other ingredients. Mix well. Refrigerate overnight.
3
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
4
Roll dough in flour mixed with powder sugar. Make 3 inch squares. Put 1/2 tsp filling in center of square. Fold up 2 opposite corners. Brush with egg white and roll in powdered sugar.
5
Bake on ungreased cookie sheet for 12-15 minutes. (check after 12 minutes - don't overcook).
After cookie is cooled, roll in powder sugar again.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtags: #Christmas, #Holidays