Nusskipferl (Nut Crecents)

Course : Breads
Serves: 60
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1 package yeast -- active dry
4 cups flour -- unbleached, unsifted
1 cup butter or margarine -- softened
1 cup sour cream
3 large egg yolks
3 large egg whites -- large
1 cup nuts -- ground
1 cup sugar -- or to taste
1 tablespoon vanilla

Preparation / Directions:

Mix yeast, flour, butter, sour cream and egg yolks thoroughly until dough is formed. Cover and let dough rest 1 hour. For filling beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Fold in nuts, sugar, and vanilla. Roll dough 1/8-inch thick. Cut out rectangles about 2 X 3-inches. Spread with 1 t of filling. Roll up jelly roll fashion. Place on greased baking sheets and curve to form crecents. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 15 to 20 minutes, or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks and store in airtight tins. Makes 4 to 5 dozen crecents.


Nutritional Information:

98 Calories (kcal); 6g Total Fat; (50% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 10g Carbohydrate; 21mg Cholesterol; 37mg Sodium

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