Finland - Christmas Cookies Recipe

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 Finland  -  Christmas   Cookies Recipe
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Directions

Cream 1 cup butter. Add flour and salt and mix until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Dissolve soda in water and stir into flour mixture. Blend in almond extract. Cover dough and chill thoroughly. Roll out on a lightly floured surface in a rectangular shape about 1/8 inch thick. Spread half of dough with 1/2 cup soft butter, fold over and chill in refrigerator 15 minutes.
Repeat rolling, spreading and folding process. Divide dough in half and roll each portion 1/8 inch thick. Cut into 2 1/2 inch squares and make 1 inch diagonal cuts toward center from each corner.
Place 1 teaspoon of prune filling in center of each square. Bring alternate corners together in center, forming pinwheels. Bake on ungreased cookie sheets in hot oven at 400 degrees for 15 minutes.
BPRUNE FILLING:b  1 lb. cooked prunes 1/2 c. sugar 1 tsp. lemon juice  Remove pits from prunes and mash to a pulp. Add sugar and lemon juice.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups butter
  • 4 cups sifted flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon soda
  • 3/4 cup ice water
  • 1 tablespoon almond extract
 

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