Jen Geelen Recipe

Keeflies

By Jen Geelen jenji79


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I am of Hungarian descent. Growing up I remember my grandmother making these cookies at Christmas time. These are still one of my favorite cookies.

Ingredients

DOUGH
2 c
flour
2 stick
butter
1/2 c
sour cream
3
egg yolks
FILLING
3 c
ground walnuts
1/2 lb
powdered sugar
3
egg whites

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For Filling: Beat egg whites and sugar until smooth. Add walnuts. Chill until firm.
2
For Dough: Mix flour and butter like pastry. Add beaten yolks and sour cream. After mixing, knead dough. Refrigerate until firm.
3
Generously flour table or board when rolling dough. Form dough into small balls and roll out paper thin. Take a teaspoon of filling and place on dough. Fold into a crescent shape.
4
Bake @ 350 on parchment paper until golden brown (about 18-20 min). After cooling, dust with powdered sugar.

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8 Comments

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Anna Perdue Blackbeard93p
Jun 27, 2013
When my Mamaw made her keeflies , she used coarse sugar instead of powdered sugar.
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JoAnn Mac Diarmid wholelottacookin
Sep 5, 2011
Hi. I'm half Hungarian but don't have any of the recipes. Guess my mom just never wrote them down and I don't really remember her cooking things that she said were Hungarian. I was too young when Grandma passed away so didn't get to learn from her. She did make the best cottage cheese tho and I will never forget her making headcheese! I will watch for any recipes you gals post. Thanks.
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Jen Geelen jenji79
Apr 23, 2011
I posted the chicken pot pie recipe and a pic of what the pot pie noodle looks like.
Chicken Pot Pie
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Jen Geelen jenji79
Apr 23, 2011
Where I'm from in Pennsylvania, Chicken Pot Pie made like a soup with pot pie noodles (which are small thin squares) rather than a crust. I now live in TN and haven't been able to find pot pie noodles here so I have to get them when I go back to PA to visit or have family send them to me. Not sure how available they are in other parts of the country. I have to get the pot pie recipe from my aunt but when I do I will post.
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Cindy Bodnar Sindrah
Apr 22, 2011
My Grandma's best dish was Chicken and Dumplings. She never wrote anything down or measured a thing! I would spend alot of time just watching her cook, and over the years, I have recorded what she did to the best of my abilities! That's why it's taken me some time to come up with recipes reliable enough to share! I promise I will eventually post them all. She passed on before I got the chance to get her recipe for a soup with a clear beef broth and small square noodles! Did your Grandma have any recipes that sound like this?