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Cherry Pie Bites (Kolaches)

These Czechoslovakian desserts have been in my family for generations. At my home, it just isn’t Christmas without them. 

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Cherry Pie Bites (Kolaches)

This cookie is a family holiday tradition passed down for generations.
Prep Time24 minutes
Cook Time12 minutes
Total Time36 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: czech
Keyword: cookie
Servings: 60
Calories: 60kcal


  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup butter cold
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 8 oz cherry filling solo


  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Cream the cream cheese and butter together.
  • Add the flour slowly until thoroughly incorporated.
  • Roll out to 1/8" thick. Cut into 2" squares.
  • Put a teaspoon of cherry filling in the middle of each square. Fold two opposite corners over and pinch.
  • Line up on a baking sheet. Bake for 12-15, or until the bottoms are golden.
  • Enjoy!!


Sodium: 40mg | Calcium: 6mg | Vitamin C: 1mg | Vitamin A: 153IU | Sugar: 1g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 15mg | Cholesterol: 12mg | Calories: 60kcal | Saturated Fat: 3g | Fat: 4g | Protein: 1g | Carbohydrates: 4g | Iron: 1mg

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