Posted by: Shaz Mon, 10 May 2004, at 8:25 p.m.
Source: Cherry Marketing Institute
1/2 cup 4% fat cream-style cottage cheese (no substitutions)
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup butter (no substitutions)
1/2 cup cherry preserves
1 egg white
In a large mixing bowl, combine cottage cheese and flour. Cut in butter. Press
dough together and flatten. Divide dough into quarters; wrap in plastic wrap.
Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
On a well-floured surface, roll out 1 piece of dough into a rectangle about
1/16-inch thick. Dough will be sticky. Keep remaining dough refrigerated. With a
sharp knife, cut rectangle into 2 1/2-inch squares. Transfer squares to greased
Make 1-inch diagonal cuts from each corner toward the center of each square.
Place 1/4 teaspoon jam in the center. Fold every other tip to center over the
jam to form a pinwheel. Refrigerate 10 minutes.
Lightly brush tops of dough with egg white; sprinkle with sugar. Bake in a
preheated 350º oven 12 to 15 minutes, or until golden brown. Let cool.
Makes about 3 dozen cookies.
Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 72 Calories; 5g Fat (64.6% calories from
fat); 1g Protein; 6g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 14mg Cholesterol; 67mg
Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.