Nut

These rich flaky butterhorns were made on Good Friday morning or Christmas Eve morning when I was growing up. We used them to celebrate the end of Lent or Advent and the joy of family and friends coming together. They're so special, they're worth the bit of extra effort. -Michael Engerson, Hustisford, Wisconsin

In a large mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in warm milk. Add sugar; let stand for 5 minutes. Add butter, cream cheese, cream, sour cream, egg yolks, salt and 2-1/2 cups flour. Beat until smooth....

  • Yield: 48
  • Cooking time: 20 Min
  • Rating: 5/5
  • Publisher: Allrecipes.com

Ingredients

  • 3 (.25 ounce) packages active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm milk (110 to 115 degrees F)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 cups butter, softened
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 7 egg yolks
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 8 cups all-purpose flour
  • FILLING:
  • 6 egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 3 cups ground walnuts
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ICING:
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract, optional
  • 5 tablespoons milk

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