Filled Cookies

Ingredients

  • 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

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease baking sheet.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Roll each half of dough on floured surface to 12 x 6-inch rectangle. Spread eachrectangle with half of pastry filling to within 1-inch of edge. Top each filling with 1 cupmorsels 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.
  5. 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.

Nutrition Information

 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/36 of Recipe | Servings: 36 | 30 min. prep | 165 min. total | Smartpoints: 7

Amount Per Serving

  • Calories: 150
  • Calories from Fat: 70
  • Total Fat: 8g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Sodium: 50mg
  • Carbohydrates: 20g
  • Dietary Fiber: .5g
  • Sugars: 13g
  • Protein: 2g
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