Keufels (Original) Recipe

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup chopped nuts
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 24 muffin cups.
  2. Mix 1 cup and 2 tablespoons flour, margarine, and cream cheese in a bowl using a fork. Form dough into 24 small balls. Press and shape each ball to form a shell in the prepared muffin cups.
  3. Mix brown sugar, nuts, butter, egg, vanilla extract, and salt in a bowl. Spoon mixture into the prepared dough.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until keufels are lightly browned and filling is bubbling, about 20 minutes.