Aunt Helen's Filled Cookies
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.
- 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 cup (12 1/2-oz. can) almond cake and pastry filling, divided
- 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Premier White Morsels, divided
- 2/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted and finely chopped, divided
- Sifted powdered sugar
Directions, Reviews, Nutrition
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.
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Aunt Helen's Filled Cookies
These cookies were so easy to make. I wasn't sure how the almond filling would go over, but it was a big hit. This cookie has become a new family favorite!
Perfect with coffee
These cookies were delicious. I served it at a open house and paired it with coffee- what a hit! I also tried it with the swirled morsels- tasted even better!
very nice cookie
made these for my future son in laws college graduation party. They were a hit!
I enjoyed making these cookies. And everyone enjoyed eating them. They are easy to make and taste great.
Made these cookies yesterday. Changed the nuts to walnuts, but kept everything else the same. We made a pot of expresso coffee and enjoyed the flavors of the cookies along with our coffee. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe. Thanks to Aunt Helen especially!
Serving Size: 1/36 of Recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 36
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 150
- Calories from Fat: 70
- Total Fat: 8g (12% of DV)
- Saturated Fat: 4g (20% of DV)
- Cholesterol: 15mg (5% of DV)
- Sodium: 50mg (2% of DV)
- Carbohydrates: 20g (7% of DV)
- Dietary Fiber: .5g (3% of DV)
- Sugars: 13g
- Protein: 2g
- Vitamin A: 2% of DV
- Vitamin C: 0% of DV
- Calcium: 2% of DV
- Iron: 2% of DV
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.