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Nut Horns


Makes about 64

Dough:
4 cups all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
1-1/2 cup margarine
3 egg yolks
1 cup sour cream
1 package dry yeast

Filling:
3 egg whites
1 cup granulated sugar
2 cups ground nuts
1 teaspoon vanilla

Sift flour, and salt. Sprinkle yeast over flour. Cut in margarine. Make a well and pour in beaten egg yolks, sour cream and vanilla. Knead until smooth. Refrigerate at least one hour. For filling, beat egg whites until stiff. Fold in sugar, nuts, and vanilla. Set aside. Remove dough from refrigerator, form into ball, and flatten until it resembles a thick pizza crust. Cut into 8 triangles. Roll each triangle into size of 10 inch pie crust; cut into 8 triangles. Place 1/2 to 1 teaspoon filling at wide end, and roll into crescents, pinching ends under. Bake at 375F on ungreased cookie sheets for 15-18 minutes.

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Reviews of Nut Horns:

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  A cookie baker  Dec 22, 2010
Would make this again.
the best cookie and its cheaper to make them then to buy them in the store. 5 stars

  diane in ohio  Dec 22, 2010
Would make this again.
awesome but you have to roll them in sugar before you bake. 5 stars

  A cookie baker in Indiana  Dec 17, 2007
Would make this again.
My husband grew up on nut horns and I lost his mother's recipe. I tried this one yesterday and before the second batch was out of the oven he had the first batch almost completely gone with the help of a couple of our boys who "don't like nuts in anything".This afternoon I saw where there was only 1/2 dozen left. He told me I could make them once a week and he would be happy. I will happily use this recipe again and again. It was a huge hit in our house. 5 stars

  Jill in Erie, PA  Dec 13, 2007
Would make this again.
These cookies are delicious! I also sprinkled with powdered sugar as they cooled. 5 stars

  a very happy baker in pa  Dec 16, 2006
Would make this again.
Thank you so much for this recipe! It is an instant family favorite. I can't wait to serve it at my Christmas party. I have been trying to find a good recipe with no hope for years. My mom grew up on these and I wanted to make them for her. She actually moaned when she tasted them. Thank you for that, it felt good to give her a little back. 5 stars

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