Mini Nut Filled Pastry
2 1/2 cups flour
1 cup butter
2 egg yolks, slightly beaten
1/2 cup sour cream
2 cups ground pecans or walnuts
2/3 cup dark corn syrup
Place flour in a large bowl. With pastry blender or two knives use scissors
style, cut in butter or margarine until coarse crumbs from. Stir in egg yolks
and sour cream until well mixed. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until
smooth. Chill dough 20 minutes. Stir together nuts and corn syrup, set aside.
Divide dough in half. Roll out half of dough to 1/8 inch thickness. Cut dough
into 2-inch squares. Put 1/2 tsp. nut filling diagonally across square. Bring up
unfilled corners of pastry to meet in center over filling. Pinch corners
together firmly to secure. Place on a greased cookie sheet.
Bake in preheated 400ºF oven 12 minutes or until edges are
lightly browned. Cool. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.
Yield: Makes 8 dozen. Cookies store well.