Kolaczki Cookies are the Polish Holiday cookies. These cookies come out extra flaky with jam in the center, you can use any jam of your choice. And the best part is that it only requires 5 ingredients!

Cookies on a wooden tray

Kolaczki dough is made with butter and cream cheese. This gives that flaky texture to it, which makes them feel crisp and fluffy, like the snow. These cookies add to our list of must-trycookies for yourupcoming holidays.

The cookie dough does require chilling time, so plan accordingly. You can always make this dough the night before and keep it refrigerated until you’re ready to make the recipe. You can also freeze the dough for a few weeks in a ziplock bag.

How to Make Kolaczki

  • Whisk butter with cream cheese. Once it’s fluffy, add the flour to the mixture and whisk it in. Begin with slow speed to avoid making a big mess.
  • Wrap the dough in a plastic wrap and store it in a fridge for at least an hour.
  • Roll out the dough and cut it into square shapes. Place the jam in the center and fold over the sides, pinching thecorners together.
  • Bake at 350F for 15 minutes or until golden brown. The baking time will depend on the size of the cookies.
  • Cool the cookies on a wire rack and dust them with powdered sugar.
Cookies on a wooden tray

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