Keeflees

Kathy McCoy

By
@RedheadNEOhio

My Boyfriends Mom made these every Christmas for the family, now I'm making them for the family and him.


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Serves:

3 dozen

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

FILLING

3 c
water
3 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
karo syrup (light or dark)
3 lb
fine ground walnuts

COOKIE DOUGH

3 1/2 c
flour
1 c
butter
1/2 c
whipping cream
2
eggs
1 tsp
baking powder
3 Tbsp
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla
pinch of salt

POWDER SUGAR FOR ROLLING IN AFTER BAKING

Directions Step-By-Step

1
350 degrees
2
NUT FILLING.........
Boil water and sugar, till ball forms in water or 225 degrees. Add Karo and nuts. Cook about 5 minutes. Sit aside to cool.
3
Cookie dough....
Mix together till crumbly, flour and butter, use your hands.
4
Add whipping cream, eggs, baking powder, sugar, vanilla and salt. Mix till it picks up itself. (smooth as a baby's bottom).
5
Roll out thin and cut into 3 inch squares. Put nut filling on the dough, not to much or it will make its way out of the cookie. Now roll the dough like a crescent roll. Then take the cookie and fold the ends in toward each other, it'll look like a shrimp.
6
Place on parchment paper on a cookie sheet. about an inch apart.(this will save you time if the filling comes out and bakes on sheet)
Brush with egg white before putting in oven.
7
Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes until golden brown.
8
Remove from oven and roll in powder sugar. Store in plastic bag sealed.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Eastern European
Hashtags: #Yummy, #walnuts