EASY KOLACKY

Ingredients

1 (8 ounces) package cream cheese, softened

1 cup butter

1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 (12.5 ounces) can apricot fruit filling (such as Solo(R))

1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar for dusting

 

Directions

Place the cream cheese and butter in a large bowl; beat with electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Beat 1/2 cup of confectioners’ sugar into the butter mixture. Slowly beat in the flour; mix well. Cover bowl and refrigerate at least 3 hours, or overnight.

Preheat an oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

On a well-floured board, roll out chilled dough to 1/8 inch. Use a pizza wheel to cut dough into 2 1/2 inch squares. Spoon approximately 2 teaspoons of filling in the center of each square; do not overfill. Fold opposite corners of each square into the middle to encase dough, pinching dough together in the center. The filling should peek out a little at each end. Transfer cookies to an ungreased baking sheet.

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Bake the kolacky in the preheated oven until set but not brown, about 12 minutes. Remove to racks to cool. Dust cooled kolacky with remaining powdered sugar.

Source: allrecipes.com