1 lb cream cheese (do not use low fat)
1 lb butter
2 egg yolks
4.5 cups flour
2 teaspoon baking powder
1 pound FINELY chopped walnuts.
½ cup sugar
½ cup milk
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla
May fill with any jam or lemon curd. Lekvar (prune jam) or apricot jam are more a Hungarian flavor
Knead all dough ingredients until blended and smooth. Separate into 6 dough balls and Put in refrigerator for at least 4 hours or overnight. I leave them overnight.
Warm the milk in a saucepan, then add all ingredients and simmer VERY LOW for about 2 minutes…stirring constantly. Take off the stove and cool before putting in cookies.
Roll dough about 1/8 inch thick and cut into 2” squares. Put filling in the middle and roll pinching the ends. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake 350 for 11-13 minutes.
when golden color. Cool and sprinkle with powdered sugar.
May fold from corner to corner instead of rolling, see pics