Swiss Butterhorns

LaVonne Herrera


Another recipe my mother in law handed down to me. And thank goodness she did as these are my husbands favorite! And I guarantee nobody can eat just one!

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24 Hr
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2 c
1/4 tsp
2/3 c
egg yolk, reserve white
3/4 c
sour cream, imo is the best to use
1/2 c
1/2 c
chopped nuts (i use walnuts, but u can use your favorite type of nut)
3/4 tsp
1 c
powdered sugar
1/4 tsp
vanilla extract
egg white, beaten

How to Make Swiss Butterhorns


  • 1Measure Flour and Salt into Bowl.
    Cut in Margarine.
    stir in sour cream and egg yolk.
    Mix well
  • 2Shape dough into ball and wrap in waxed paper.
    Chill overnight.
    mix your sugar, nuts, and cinnamon together to use the next day.
  • 3Pre~heat oven to 375*
    On lightly floured surface,
    Divide into 3 parts.
    roll each piece into 12 inch circles.
  • 4Spread with your Cinnamon/nut mixture.
    Cut each circle into pie shaped wedges.
    start at wide edge and roll up like you would a crescent roll.
  • 5once they are rolled place on greased baking sheet with point underneath.
    Bake for 20~25 minutes
    Remove from oven and frost.
  • 6Make your frosting while they bake. mixing your powdered sugar, vanilla, egg white.

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About Swiss Butterhorns

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Snacks

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