Croatian cookies

Yield: 1 Panful :-)


  • 1/2 lb Sweet butter

  • 1/2 c Sugar

  • 1 Egg yolk

  • 1/2 ts Salt

  • 2 1/2 c Flour

  • 4 Egg whites

  • 1 c Sugar

  • 3/4 c Finely ground walnuts

  • 1 ts Lemon extract


Blackberry jelly Cream butter and sugar; add egg yolk and salt. Add and salt. Add flour gradually and beat. Pat dough into thin layer in 12 x 12 inch pan. Beat egg whites; add sugar until stands in stiff peaks. Fold in ground nuts and flavoring. Spread jelly over and swirl meringue on top. Sprinkle with chopped nuts; bake at 350 F about 45 minutes. When warm cut in squares. Source: Mary Mandekic "Our Favorite Recipes" St. Anthony Croatian Catholic Church Typed for you by Karen Mintzias

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