Rogaliki- Filled pastry cookies


Rogaliki are soft,sweet,flaky Russian pastries that can be referred to cookies with variety of fillings and drenched in powdery white sugar.They are very simple and quick to make.Dough is very delicate and not too doughy.You can actually taste the filling.These little pastries treats always bring good memories of my childhood years.We would make them with mom all the time.

2 cups sour cream(400 grams)

3 1/2 stick butter (400 grams)room temperature

1 cup sugar

1 tablespoon vinegar

1/2 teaspoon salt

6 cups all purpose or whole wheat pastry flour



Crushed walnuts with sugar



cooked poppy seeds*with sugar and crushed walnuts(walnuts optional)

*grind poppy seeds using meat grinder after they are cooked.


In a mixing bowl combine  flour,salt, and sugar.Cut in butter until mixture is coarse and crumbly.Mix in the rest of ingredients and place it in fridge for 2 hours.

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 Divide the dough 6 portions. Roll the one portion at a time on a well floured surface.

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Using a pastry cutter or knife,cut 8-12 triangles.(depending on what size you like them to be)

Place desired filling on the edge of a triangle.

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Roll it up and place it on prepared baking pan with parchment paper.

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Bake for 15-17 minutes on 350 degrees

Let them cool.Add powdered sugar to a bowl and in several batches, throw rogaliki in the bowl and mix until they are fully covered in sugar.