Pastry Pillows

52
Servings
40m
Prep Time
10m
Cook Time
50m
Ready In

Recipe: #32709

June 23, 2019



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Original recipe yields 52 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (20.7 g)
  • Calories 76.8
  • Total Fat - 5.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 31.6 mg
  • Sodium - 63.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.2 g
  • Sugars - 1 g
  • Protein - 1.5 g
  • Calcium - 10.6 mg
  • Iron - 0.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

In a medium mixing bowl beat butter and cream cheese with an electric mixer on medium to high speed until combined.

Step 2

Add flour and salt; beat on low speed just until combined.

Step 3

Divide dough in half. Cover and chill dough for at least 1 hour or until dough is easy to handle.

Step 4

Preheat oven to 375°F.

Step 5

On lightly floured surface roll half of the dough at a time until 1/8 inch thick.

Step 6

Cut dough into 2-inch squares.

Step 7

Place half of the dough squares on ungreased cookie sheets.

Step 8

Place a 1/4 teaspoon each of preserves and almond paste in the center of each square.

Step 9

In a small bowl stir together beaten egg and the water.

Step 10

Brush edges of squares on cookie sheets with egg mixture.

Step 11

Top each with a second dough square.

Step 12

Using a fork, gently press edges to seal.

Step 13

Brush tops of pillows with egg mixture.

Step 14

Sprinkle lightly with sugar.

Step 15

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden.

Step 16

Transfer cookies to wire racks; cool.

Tips & Variations


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