"Oreshki" Walnut cookies - Печенье "Орешки"

Oreshki- means small walnut shaped cookie. This traditional Russian dessert pieces are always favorite at parties and weddings. They are a combination of crunchy and soft cookies filled with dulce de leche ( cooked condensed milk) and walnuts pieces. You will need a walnut cookie mold “oreshnitsa” to make them. you can find it here :

1 egg
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 stick butter at room temperature
1 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon baking soda

1 tablespoon vinegar
3 1/2 cups flour


Using hand mixer  whisk egg with sugar until pale in color.
Combine flour with butter using your hands to make it into crumbs.
Mix vinegar with baking soda.Add mayo and baking soda mixture to the egg mixture and whisk.
Add the mixture to the crumble and mix it together.

Divide the dough into small balls and bake them using the “Oreshnitsa”

1 can dulce de leche
crushed or chopped walnuts

Combine all ingredients.Fill the cookies with filling and take two pieces and stick them together to make one whole oreshka cookie.