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.

Peggy Malecki

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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