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Cream Cheese Kolaches

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Jam filled Cream Cheese Kolaches are light and buttery cookies with a sweet jam filling. They’re utterly delicious, and everyone loves them!

 
Kudos Kitchen Kolaches Recipe via kudoskitchenbyrenee.com
 

*Disclaimer – This recipe was originally published in 2014. I’m working hard to update all my older recipes with recipe cards, new photos, and additional recipe information. But, getting to all of them will take time. Please bear with me. In the meantime let me assure you that this recipe is still a winner and one I’m sure you’ll be well pleased with when you make it at home.

Kudos Kitchen Kolaches Recipe via kudoskitchenbyrenee.com

Even though I’m not Polish, these amazing fruit filled treats are some of my very favorite cookies.

There’s something about a sweet jam filling folded up within a buttery cookie dough (like a love letter) that melts my heart, and delights my taste buds!

 

KOLACHES    {PRINT THIS RECIPE}
Makes: 1 dozen     Prep Time:  20 minutes     Bake Time: 25-30 minutes

3 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon vanilla
fruit jam (I used seedless raspberry and seedless blackberry)
powdered sugar for dusting

-In a large bowl with a hand mixer, or the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the cream cheese and butter.
-Add the vanilla.
-Add the flour slowly until incorporated.
-Shape into a disc, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
-Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
-Roll the dough out to 1/8″ thickness and cut into approximate 2 1/2″ squares
-Place about 1 teaspoon of jam into the center of each square. Overlap the opposite corners and press the dough together to seal.
-Place the cookies on a parchment lined baking sheet.
-Bake in a preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned.
-Cool completely and then dust with powdered sugar.

 

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Bobbi Burleson

Friday 27th of June 2014

I have never tried kolaches, to be honest I hadn't heard of them before, but yours make me want to know them.....and SOON!!

Paula

Friday 20th of June 2014

Honestly, never tried kolaches but I'd love to have some of yours in my picnic basket.

Peaceful Cooking Danielle Nichols

Friday 20th of June 2014

The pastry alone sounds amazing...I mean...cream cheese? YES! Then you add yummy jams....mmmmm.

Heather Schmitt-Gonzalez

Thursday 19th of June 2014

I'm pretty sure that I'd be able to eat a whole darn batch - these sound irresistible! I want kolaches in my next picnic basket :)

The Ninja Baker

Thursday 19th of June 2014

Your kolaches look super-duper yummy, Renee. Perfect finger food for a picnic!