Kolache Cookies

You may have to double this recipe because the cookies seem to fly off the plate. It’s a wonderful phenomenon, really.

2 dozen
1 hour

1 stick, unsalted butter

2 1/2 ounce cream cheese, softened

1 cup Shawnee Mills all-purpose flour

1 cup peach preserves or your favorite flavor

1 cup powdered sugar

2 tablespoons milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cream together butter and cream cheese. Add flour and mix thoroughly. Chill for one hour.
  3. On a floured surface roll out dough and cut into 3-inch circles about 3/8-inch thick. Place scant teaspoon of preserves in center of cookie, moisten edges with water. Fold over into a crescent shape and seal edges.
  4. Bake on parchment paper for 20 minutes.
  5. While cookies are cooling, mix together the powdered sugar and milk. Drizzle over cooled cookies. Store in air-tight container.