Apricot Kolaches Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 2)
Reviewed: Dec. 3, 2005
these were just like my grandmother used to make. My family and friends enjoyed these very much. I used apricot preserves instead. The dried apricots were too stiff and sticky.
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Reviewed: Jun. 9, 2005
My family and I love this recipe. It's a lot quicker than the other kolache recipies with yeast, but it tastes nearly identical. This would be a great finger food to serve on a buffet or even as a dessert at a formal dinner. 2 things: 400 on my oven was a little hot. I turned it down to about 390 or so (just barely before the 400 mark), and they worked beautifully. Expect the finished product to have areas of dark and like, sort of like macaroons (sp?). Secondly, make sure the dough is REALLY cold. I eventually put mine in the freezer. Otherwise, you'll have it sticking to your rolling pin constantly. Try other dried fruits. Plum immediently comes to mind, but other fruits would work too. Be aware that if you use jelly (ONLY use "all-fruit" jelly if you're going to do this) it WILL run out of your kolache.
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Reviewed: Dec. 10, 2004
My father-in-law loved these cookies! I did find, however, the 2" squares were a bit on the smallish side, so I used a glass with a 3 1/2" diameter to make circles instead. I also shook the cookies (after they were cooled) in powdered sugar. Next time I will probably add a little more flour and maybe powdered sugar to make the dough less sticky. Excellent recipe!
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Home Town: Kensett, Iowa, USA
Living In: Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Reviewed: Oct. 18, 2004
I used regular pie filling (blueberry, cherry, apple, peach) and they were just awesome. Also, I made circles in the dough and folded it over and used a fork to stick the edges together. It worked really nicely. Great, fantastic recipe!!!! Our whole family wanted more.
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Reviewed: May 16, 2003
These turned out well. I chilled my dough a little longer than an hour because it still seemed a little too soft when I checked it. The cookie part has a sweet biscuit type flavor. I will definately try these with other fillings.
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Reviewed: Nov. 16, 2002
Great recipe! I added 1/4 cup extra flour to dough, due to previous review that it was too sticky to work with and my dough came out fine. I divided my dough into 3 parts and rolled out each part, spread filling and cut into triangles like a pizza. Each wedge was then rolled up like croissants. To the apricot filling I added and extra tbsp. sugar. My kids and family loved them.
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Reviewed: Dec. 19, 2000
The dough was very soft and despite using a well-floured surface to roll it on, I couldn't fold up the corners. I put the smeared little lumps on parchment paper to prevent scorching, and they did taste good.
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