Italian Nut Rolls/Cookies

Italian Nut Rolls/cookies Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Elizabeth Fletcher

By
@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!

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
at least 6 dozen
Prep:
2 Hr
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 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

How to Make Italian Nut Rolls/Cookies

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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Italian Nut Rolls/Cookies

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




Show 4 Comments & Reviews

Pms Cookies Recipe

PMS Cookies

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Salty, sweet and chocolaty, you can't beat these cookies full of peanut butter and fluffy! Click here for the PMS Cookies recipe!

Easy Christmas Cookies For A Fantastic Cookie Tray Recipe

Easy Christmas Cookies for A Fantastic Cookie Tray

Kitchen Crew

During your next grocery haul, make sure to stock up on sugar, flour, and butter... it's cookie making time! A festive tradition in many households is making Christmas cookies. It's...

Homemade Hostess Gifts For The Holidays Recipe

Homemade Hostess Gifts for the Holidays

Kitchen Crew

It's party season! Seems, for me, every weekend from Thanksgiving to Christmas I'm attending some sort of holiday party. Wherever I go, I like to bring a small homemade gift...