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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

LEKVAR COOKIES - Ilona Borodics Medina

  • Sugar,
  •  4 sticks butter, 
  • 4 cups flour, 
  • small amount of flour to coat work surface, 
  • med. jar of Lekvar and 
  • apricots, 
  • 2 bars cream cheese, 
  • 1 egg, 
  • powdered sugar

Blend softened butter and cream cheese together (a food processor can be used), 
add 2 cups flour, mix, gradually add the rest of the four. 
In the meantime spread sugar, small amount of flour on table/work surface .
Beat egg in a small bowl- set aside .Roll dough in a large ball, put remainder in refrigerator. Roll out dough with rolling pin, till thin,( not too thin – you have to be able to roll and put filling into it, without it falling apart). If dough is too sticky add more flour to dough and working surface.
Cut into small squares and fill. 
Place on cookie sheet. Brush cookies with egg. When completely cooled, sprinkle with powdered sugar.
Bake 10-12 minutes until lightly golden brown at 375.

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