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Nut-Filled Horns

 Nut-Filled Horns
"Simply the best" is what most folks say after sampling these rich, flaky cookies. It's a thrill to share them with friends and family during the holidays.
60 ServingsPrep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 2 cups butter, softened
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • FILLING:
  • 4 cups finely chopped walnuts
  • 1-1/2 to 2 cups sugar
  • 6 tablespoons evaporated milk
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream the butter and cream cheese until light and
  • fluffy. Add egg yolks. Combine flour and baking powder; gradually
  • add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Cover and chill overnight.
  • In a small bowl, combine filling ingredients (mixture will be thick).
  • Divide dough into fourths (dough will be sticky). On a well-sugared
  • surface, roll out each portion into a 12-in. x 10-in. rectangle. Cut
  • into 2-in. squares. Place about 1 teaspoon filling in the center of
  • each square. Fold over two opposite corners; seal tightly.
  • Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for
  • 15-18 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to

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Nut-Filled Horns (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • cool. Yield: 10 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 175 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 88 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.