Aunt Helen's Filled Cookie recipe was created
by Dolores Valente, North Arlington, NJ. It is a delicious cookie
filled with almonds and Nestlé Toll House Premier White
Morsels. This makes a great treat on a dessert table.
Aunt Helen's Filled
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/3 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
- 1 large egg
- 3 tablespoons milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 (12 1/2-ounce) can (1 cup) almond cake
and pastry filling - divided use
- 2 cups (12 ounce package) NESTLÉ®
TOLL HOUSE® Premier White Morsels - divided use
- 2/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted and
finely chopped - divided use
- Sifted powdered sugar
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
Grease baking sheet.
- Combine flour, granulated sugar, baking
powder and baking soda in large bowl; cut in butter with pastry
blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
- Combine egg, milk and vanilla extract
in small bowl; mix well. Add to flour mixture; stir with fork
just until moistened. Form a ball with dough; divide dough in
half. Cover; refrigerate for about 1 hour or until dough becomes
easy to handle.
- Roll each half of dough on floured surface
to 12 x 6-inch rectangle. Spread each rectangle with half of
pastry filling to within 1-inch of edge. Top each filling with
1 cup morsels and half the nuts. Brush edges of each rectangle
with water. Bring two long sides of each rectangle together over
filling; seal seams and ends of each rectangle. Carefully transfer
each rectangle, seam side down, with a pastry cloth or long metal
spatula to prepared baking sheet about 3 inches apart.
- Bake 15 to 18 minutes until golden brown.
Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Sprinkle with powdered
sugar. Cut each loaf into eighteen 1/2 inch-thick slices.
Makes 36 (3 dozen) cookies.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/36
of recipe): Calories: 150 Calories from Fat: 70 Total Fat: 8
g Saturated Fat: 4 g Cholesterol: 15 mg Sodium: 50 mg Carbohydrates:
20 g Dietary Fiber: .5 g Sugars: 13 g Protein: 2 g
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