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Great Aunt Helen's Kolacky

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Why I Love This Recipe

Another recipe found in old family recipe box. I never knew this Aunt so had to look up recipe to find out who she was. It turns out the recipe has Polish ancestry so Great Aunt Helen was probably my step Grandpas Aunt :)

Ingredients You'll Need

2 1/2 Cups flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 cake yeast crumbled in flour
1/2 pound Lard (Lard ewwww maybe butter flavored crisco or even butter) crumbled in flour
2 egg yolks reserve whites
1 Cup sour cream
Filling ? wasn't on recipe
But i've used: Walnut filling
1/2 cup milk
2 TBS butter
2/3 cups sugar
1 LB walnuts crushed
1 TBS vanilla
Fresh fruit:
3 Cups fresh fruit
3 TBS sugar
1 TBS water
2 tsp Cornstarch
Cream cheese:
6oz cream cheese
1/4 tsp lemon juice
3 TBS sugar
1 egg yolk

or Jam or preserves
or pie filling
Powder sugar for dusting


Mix all together & put in bowl in fridge overnight

Next day: take out small pieces at a time and roll out thin the thinner the flakier

Cut in squares and and fill each w/ filling

Walnut filling:

Heat milk, butter, sugar and vanilla together

Remove from heat stir in 1 LB walnuts crushed

Fresh fruit:

Heat all ingredients until thickened some

Cream cheese filling:

Stir all together until smooth

or Jam or preserves for filling

or pie filling

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