Kolaczki Recipe

Cream Cheese Kolacky Cookies

This easy kolaczki recipe has a lightly sweetened cream cheese pastry dough that is flaky and buttery.

– 1 cup Butter 2 sticks, room temperature – 8 ounces Cream Cheese room temperature – 1 tbsp. milk – 1 tbsp. granulated sugar – 1 egg yolk – 1 ½ Cups All Purpose Flour – ½ tsp. baking powder – 1 12 ounce Can Solo Raspberry Fruit Filling – Powdered Sugar


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Step 1

Beat room temperature cream cheese, butter, milk, and granulated sugar. Add egg yolk.

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Step 2

Sift in baking powder and flour. The dough will be stiff. Refrigerate for at least an hour. 

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Step 3

On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to ¼ inch thickness. Using a 2 inch cookie cutter, cut cream cheese dough into circles. Place on a baking sheet, with each cookie 1 inch apart.

Step 4

Make a gentle thumbprint into each unbaked cookie. Spoon a bit of fruit filling on to each round (about 1 tsp.) and place in the oven. Bake in 400 F oven for 10-12 minutes, until lightly browned.

Step 5

Once cool, sprinkle with powdered sugar and enjoy.

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