This Walnut Purichki are easy to prepared with products we all have in our pantry and a great way to please your hunger for sweet treats. If you do not have lard you can substitute it with a butter.

Walnut Purichki

Simple and easy to make these cookies goes perfect with warm cup with chocolate..
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Bulgaria
Keyword: all-purpose flour, yogurt


  • 4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup sunflower or vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup shortening or lard
  • ½ tsp baking soda


  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup ground hazelnuts or walnuts


  • Prepare the dough by adding the flour to a large bowl and make a well at the center with you fingers.
  • Add the yogurt and soda at the center and stir well. Then add the sugar and the melted lard and mix well. leave it aside.
  • Use a separate bowl where you'll add ground walnuts mix with sugar.
  • Roll the dough on a floury surface into separated sheet with 1/8 in thickness. Then cut from these sheets squares. Place the walnut mixture in the middle of each square and roll it.
  • Preheat the oven to 425° F
  • Transfer to a baking pan with baking sheet and bake until golden brown.
  • After you bake all the cookies sprinkle some powered sugar on top.

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