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       Title: Maple Nut Rugelach
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 32 servings
  
            Dough:
       4 oz Cream cheese softened
     1/3 c  Butter, unsalted, room temp
     1/4 c  Sugar
       2 tb Maple syrup
     1/4 ts Salt
       1    Egg yolk
   1 1/2 c  Flour
            Filling:
       1 c  Fine ground walnuts
     1/3 c  Sugar
       2 tb Maple syrup
     1/8 ts Cinnamon
       1    Egg white
       1 ts Water
       1 ts Sugar
  
     Beat first 6 ingredients in bowl until smooth.Beat in
     flour to blend. Shape into ball, wrap in wax paper and
     chill 2 hours until firm. Prepare filling: stir
     together the first 4 ingredients. Divide dough in
     half. Roll each half on a floured surface 1/8 inch
     thick.Cut dough into 10 inch circle. Spread circle
     with filling.Cut circle into 16 pie shaped wedges.Roll
     up with wide edge, jelly roll fashion. Place point
     side down on baking sheet.Repeat procedure with
     remaining dough. Beat egg with water and brush over
     cookies. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake in a 350 oven 15 to
     20 minutes or lightly browned. Remove to racks to
     cool. Store airtight for up to 2 days. Almonds or
     pecans may be substitiuted for walnuts.
  
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