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Finnish Star Cookies

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Finnish Star Cookies is an amazingly delicious recipe which cannot just escape your guest's attention in any party. Serve this Finnish Star Cookies to them, I bet everyone will praise for your creativity.
Ingredients
  Flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dried apricots 1⁄2 Pound
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dates 1⁄2 Pound (Date Filling:)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Date Filling:)
Directions

Dough:
Mix 1/2 of butter with flour as for pie crust.
Add water slowly until well mixed.
Chill and then roll to a 1/2 inch thickness.
Spread half of the dough with some of the remaining butter.
Fold over and roll again.
Repeat until all the butter is used, then roll out thin.
Cut 2 1/2 inch squares.
Cut each corner of the squares.
Put a spoonfull of filling in the center and fold opposite corners together to the center of the filling.
Brush with cream and sprinkle with sugar.
Bake in a 375 degree oven for a few minutes until pastry is golden brown.
Fillings: Cut fruit up fine.
Put all of the ingredients in a saucepan.
Boil slowly until it is very thick.
Let cool.
Dough and filling is best when chilled overnight.
Fillings may be frozen.
The dough may be kept in the refrigerator for several weeks if it is sealed.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack, Fruit Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Gourmet

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