Apple Filled Kolacky

    Apple Filled Kolacky


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    About this recipe: A Polish recipe for kolacky. A cream cheese and butter pastry is filled with an apple fruit filling, before being baked until golden brown. You can fill your kolacky with anything you feel like.

    Makes: 3 dozen

    • 175g cream cheese, softened
    • 225g unsalted butter
    • 250g plain flour
    • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
    • 1/8 teaspoon salt
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 1/2 (395g) tins apple fruit filling
    • 2 tablespoons icing sugar

    Prep:45min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:1hr5min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Lightly grease baking trays.
    2. Using a pastry blender or food processor, cut butter into cream cheese.
    3. In a small bowl, sieve dry ingredients together except for icing sugar.
    4. Work dry ingredients into butter/cream cheese mixture until you have an evenly sized crumb texture.
    5. Knead to form a stiff dough. If the dough gets too soft, refrigerate for about five minutes before continuing.
    6. Roll dough to 5mm thickness.
    7. Using a pastry cutter or glass, cut into about 7.5cm diameter pastries. Keep re-rolling dough until you have used it all. Use your thumb to make an indentation in each pastry. Place a 1/2 teaspoon of filling in the indentation.
    8. Bake for about 20 minutes (until lightly golden). Let cool on a wire rack. Dust lightly with icing sugar. Store in an airtight container.

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