Crazy Annie's Croatian Peace Cookies, Finalist Recipe

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Servings: 12


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  • 2 c. All-purpose flour
  • 8 ounce Cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 lb Unsalted butter, softened Apricot, Raspberry Or possibly Strawberry Jam Or possibly: Lekvar (Prune) Confectioners' sugar


  1. Cream butter and sugar together. Stir in flour and work dough into a smooth ball. Refrigeratedough 30 min in refrigerator. Roll out dough about 1/8-inch thick and cut into 3-inch squares. Place scant tsp. of preserves or possibly fruit puree in center of square. Bring opposite corners of square to center and overlap slightly. You will have a long cookie with pointed ends.
  2. Gently place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake in pre-heated 350-degree oven for 8 to 10 min till edges and bottoms of cookies are golden brown. Remove with spatula to cooling cloth. Sprinkle lightly with confectioners' sugar.
  3. Store in an airtight tin between layers of wax paper.
  4. Makes 36.
  5. NOTES : Darrlyn Reynolds of Poquoson. Reynolds is of Croatian descent. The recipe is a hand-me-down from the "Old Country," taught to her by her mother. "This cookie is a loving tribute to the memory of my mother; but more importantly, each cookie is a prayer for peace for all people everywhere living in war-torn nations."


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 58g
Recipe makes 12 servings
Calories 276  
Calories from Fat 193 70%
Total Fat 22.01g 28%
Saturated Fat 13.39g 54%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 63mg 3%
Potassium 53mg 2%
Total Carbs 16.68g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0.6g 2%
Sugars 0.67g 0%
Protein 3.43g 5%
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