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      Title: Orikhova Masa (Walnut Filling)
 Categories: Desserts, Christmas, Russian
   Servings: 10
  
     3/4 c  Butter
     3/4 c  Powdered Sugar
     3/4 c  Walnuts Or Almonds; Grated
       1 tb Whipping Cream Or Evaporated
            -Milk
       4 lg Egg Whites
     1/2 c  Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  
   Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.  Add the egg whites and
   beat well.  Combine the grated walnuts, cream and flour, mixing well.  If
   almonds are used, add a drop of almond extract.
   
   NOTE:
   
   Use only fresh nuts for baking.  Nuts have a high oil content and
   deteriorate rapidly.  To maintain freshness, store large quantities of
   nuts in the freezer.
  
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