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1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
3 ounces regular or reduced calorie cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
6 teaspoons no-sugar-added fruit spread, assorted flavors
1 egg
1 teaspoon cold water


Combine butter and cream cheese in a large bowl; beat until smooth and creamy. Blend in vanilla. Combine flour and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, mixing until mixture forms soft dought. Divide dough in half; wrap each half in plastic wrap. Refrigerate until firm.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Roll out half of dough on lightly floured pastry cloth or board to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with top of glass or biscuit cutter into 3-inch rounds. Spoon 1/2 teaspoon fruit spread onto center of each dough circle. Beat eggs with water; lightly brush onto edges of dough circles. Bring three edges of dough up over fruit spread; pinch edges together to seal. Place on ungreased cookie sheets; brush with egg mixture. Repeat with remaining dough and fruit spread. Bake 12 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand on cookie sheets 1 minute; transfer to wire rack. Cool completely. Store in tightly covered container.

Nutritional Information

Serving size: 1 Kolacky
Yield: 12 Kolackies
Exchanges: 1/3 Starch/Bread, 1 Fat
Nutrition: 76 Calories, 1 g Protein, 6 g Carbohydrate, 5 g Fat

Recipe from Sugar-Free Desserts. Reproduced with permission of Famous Brand Name Recipes magazine. Call 1-800-745-9299 (USA) or 1-708-676-3470 to order Diabetic Cooking cookbooks.

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