Traditional Slavic Kolachis

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These little filled, fold-over cookies have been in my family for a long time, and they’re much different than the Czech kolaches popular in Texas. This recipe is a combination of my Great Aunt Clara’s and one taken from “The Original Cookbook of Favorite Slavic Recipes,” a vintage cookbook of my grandmother’s. You can use any pre- or homemade filling …

Kolachis, Cookies and Brittle: Holiday Baking with Nana

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It’s beginning to taste a lot like Christmas. After whipping up some ginger candied nuts last week, I spent a few days with my grandma in Georgetown, baking our family’s traditional fold-over kolachi cookies as well as a couple of newer goodies. Much like my mama’s potato latkes, my Nana’s kolachis were passed down from my great- and probably great-great-grandmother. …