"A cookie traditionally made for the Jewish holiday Purim. They are often filled with a poppy seed or fruit filling."
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Original recipe yields 15 servings (30 cookies)
- Soften yeast in 1/4 cup warm water. Heat milk, sugar, butter or margarine and salt until the sugar dissolves; cool to lukewarm. Stir in 2 eggs. Stir in yeast mixture and 2 cups of the flour, beat well. Stir in enough of the rest of the flour to make a moderately stiff dough.
- Knead on floured surface till smooth, and shape into a ball. Place dough into a greased bowl and cover with a towel. Let rise until doubled, then divide in half.
- To make Filling: Combine the poppy seeds with the lemon peel and lemon juice and mix well. Set aside.
- Roll each half of the risen dough into a 17 x 12 inch rectangle. Cut into 4 inch circles. Put about 1/2 Tablespoon of the filling on each circle. Moisten the edges, bring the sides together and pinch, forming a triangle. Place on a greased cookie sheet and cover. Let the dough rise again until doubled.
- Brush with egg yolk mixed with water, then bake at 350 degrees F (180 degrees C) for 15 to 20 minutes.
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Per Serving: 350 calories; 9.9 57.7 7.4 56 233 Full nutrition
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I had trouble with this recipe because it doesn't indicate after softening the yeast when to add it to the batter. It didn't rise initially so I had to add a second yeast packet. Also, the fin...