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Russian Christmas Walnut Horns

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  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Compressed yeast 1⁄4 Ounce
  Butter 2 Ounce (2 Cubes)
  Eggs 2
  Sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Walnut filling 1
  Ground nuts 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Melted butter 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 3 Drop (Mix All Ingredients Together With A Few Drops Of Milk.)
  Cheese filling 1
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Egg yolk 1
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon

Mix all ingredients together.
Sift flour; measure 2 1/2 cups and sift again with 1/2 tsp.salt into a large mixing bowl.
Crumble 1 pkg.yeast into flour.
With a pastry blender or 2 knives, cut 2 cubes of butter into flour until particles look like corn meal.
Separate 2 eggs; beat whites until stiff but not dry; set aside.
Beat yolks until thick and lemon colored; blend in half of sour cream.
Stir into flour mixture.
Fold the rest of sour cream into beaten egg whites and add to dough.
Mix; cover and chill until it can be handled (about 30 min.).
Turn out onto a floured board and knead quickly until smooth and soft.
Form dough into balls about the size of a baseball.
Wrap tightly in waxed paper or foil; refrigerate overnight.
Roll out dough less than 1/4" thick on board sprinkled with flour & sugar (mixed in equal parts).
With pastry wheel or a sharp knife, cut into 2" squares.
Put a spoonful of walnut or cheese filling in the center of each square.
Roll diagonally.
Press overlapping corner into cooky roll to secure.
Place on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until light brown.
Remove cookies to wire racks and cool.
Sprinkle lightly with sifted powdered sugar.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5643 Calories from Fat 2916

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 338 g520.5%

Saturated Fat 127.1 g635.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1103.7 mg367.9%

Sodium 2007.2 mg83.6%

Total Carbohydrates 552 g184%

Dietary Fiber 37.6 g150.3%

Sugars 269.7 g

Protein 142 g283.4%

Vitamin A 128.3% Vitamin C 5.9%

Calcium 81.9% Iron 179%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Russian Christmas Walnut Horns Recipe