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Eastern European kołaczki
November 30th, 2021
Author: Tamara Green
If you are that person with a million and one allergies and intolerance I am there to say you are not alone! Life After Gluten can be better than life with wheat. Living lactose-free since 2007 and gluten-free since 2013. Also intolerant and/or allergic to mushrooms, soy, and yeast. Author of e-Cookbook "Life After Gluten: Cookies & Bars" available on Kindle, Kobo and on this blog.
These colorful, tasty cookies will bring back childhood memories for anyone with Eastern European heritage. This kołaczki cookie recipe has is made with a cream cheese dough that bakes up buttery and flaky. Kołaczki comes in as many shapes as it ahs alternate spellings it can be round, square or diamond-shaped, and the dough can be flaky or yeast-risen. You will need to refrigerate the dough for at least an hour before rolling and cutting, so plan accordingly. You can freeze unbaked filled kołaczki, then bake from frozen when you're ready. All you need to do is add a few extra minutes to the baking time.
Eastern European kołaczki recipe
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250 grams/1 1/3 cups butter, soft
250 gram/1 1/3 cups soft goat cheese or cream cheese, room temperature
3 large egg yolks
7 grams/1 1/2 tsp lemon juice (optional)
200 grams/1 cups granulated sugar
250 grams/2 cups brown rice flour
250 grams/2 cups sweet rice flour
125 grams/1 cup arrowroot starch/flour
1.25 mL/1/4 tsp xanthan gum (optional)
fillings and garnishments
Cream together the butter, goat cheese, sugar, egg yolks and lemon juice. Stir in the flour. The dough should be stiff but not dry. Chill the dough for 30 minutes.
On a floured surface, roll the dough out to two millimetres (1/12 inch) thick. Cut onto six centimetres (2 1/2 inch) squares.
Heat an oven to 160°C (325°F).
Place a small dollop (five millilitres/1 tsp) in the centre of each square. Fold one corner half over. Fold opposing corner onto the folded corner. Dust with confectioners’ sugar.
Bake ten to twelve minutes, until slightly coloured. Cool. Store in an airtight container
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If you are that person with a million and one allergies and intolerance I am there to say you are not alone! Life After Gluten can be better than life with wheat. Living lactose-free since 2007 and gluten-free since 2013. Also intolerant and/or allergic to mushrooms, soy, and yeast.