1/4 lb. cream cheese
1/4 lb. butter
1 cup flour
filling of your choice
Filling suggestions: Apple Pie Filling, Lemon Curd or Lemon Pie
Filling, Rasberry Jam, Strawberry Jam, Blueberry Pie Filling, Cream
Cheese/Farmer' s Cheese and Pineapple, etc.
Cream the cheese and butter together well. Stir in flour until mixed
to a smooth dough. Chill dough for at least 45 minutes.
Thinly roll out on a surface which has been lightly dusted with flour
and cut into rounds using a biscuit cutter.
Place small portions of filling in the center of each circle. Turn
over and crimp together the edges with a fork, sealing well. Make
several slits in the top of the dough to allow steam to escape.
If desired, brush with cream or a glaze made from 1 egg yolk mixed
with 2 tablespoons water to add shine.
Bake at 375°F until light brown.
Tuesday, January 13, 2009