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Almond Raspberry Rugalah Cookie

 
Almond Raspberry Rugalah Cookie
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Last Christmas I made these cookies for my family, they all told me how delicious and pretty they were. I will definitely make these delicious cookies for every Christmas.

Yield

24

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

4

hrs

Ready

hrs

Trans-fat Free, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

8 ounces cream cheese
pkg, softened
1 cup butter
softened
2 teaspoon sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
For the fillings:
1 cup almonds
toasted coarsely chopped
*
½ cup golden raisins
optional
¼ cup sugar
¼ cup brown sugar
packed
*
¾ teaspoon cinnamon
¾ cup raspberry jam
*
For the topping:
1 large eggs
2 tablespoons sugar

Directions

Preheat oven to 350℉ (180℃) F.

In bowl, beat cream cheese with butter until fluffy; beat in sugar.

Using wooden spoon, gradually stir in flour.

Form dough into ball; cut into quarters and shape into rounds.

Wrap each in plastic wrap; refrigerate for at least 2 hours or up to 1 day.

Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes before rolling.

Filling

In small bowl, combine almonds, raisins (if using), granulated and brown sugars, and cinnamon.

In separate bowl, stir jam with 1 teaspoon (5 mL) water until spreadable.

On lightly floured surface, roll out 1 round of dough into 11-inch (28 cm) circle.

Carefully spread 3 tablespoons (50 mL) of the jam evenly over top.

Sprinkle with one-quarter of the nut mixture.

Using sharp knife, cut circle into 12 pie-shaped wedges.

Starting from wide end, roll up each wedge to form crescent shape.

Place on foil, or parchment lined baking sheets; refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Repeat with remaining dough and filling.

Topping

Beat egg lightly; brush over surface of chilled cookies.

Sprinkle sugar over top.

Bake in oven for about 25 minutes or until golden brown.

Let cool on racks.

Makes about 48 cookies.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

+2

about 6 years

You probably already figured out, these Christmas cookies were the third one we made. As same as the other two, they were buttery and flakey. The almond and raspberry filling brought the nutty, fruity and sweet taste. Another bunch of yummy treats that we will put into our Christmas gift box.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 38g (1.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 16462% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 87mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
Sugars g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2% Iron 4%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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