Kifles (Nut Rolls or Horns)

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“This is from the Ellis Island Immigrant Cookbook.”
READY IN:
1hr
YIELD:
80 Kifles
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine nuts, sugar and vanilla.
  2. Fold in egg whites; set aside.
  3. Put flour into a large bowl.
  4. Add the yeast to the egg yolks in a small bowl and let soften.
  5. Cut butter into the flour until crumbly.
  6. Add egg yolks and yeast and sour cream.
  7. Mix well until it forms a smooth ball.
  8. Form into 10 balls and chill.
  9. Mix 1 cup granulated and 1 cup powdered sugar.
  10. On counter top, sprinkle a spoonful of sugar mixture, place 1 ball on the sugar, add more sugar on top, roll out ball Roll until dough is 1/8-inch thick, forming a circle.
  11. Cut the circle into 8 pie-shaped wedges.
  12. Fill the wide end of each wedge with 1 level teaspoon of filling.
  13. Roll from wide end to the point.
  14. Continue with all the balls.
  15. Place on greased cookie sheets.
  16. Bake at 325°F for 15 minutes.

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