6 tablespoons raspberry cake and pastry filling, divided
2 tablespoons whole milk, optional
Coarse sugar, optional
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until fluffy. Beat in egg yolks. In another bowl, mix the flour, confectioners' sugar and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Divide dough in half. Shape each into a disk; wrap in plastic. Refrigerate overnight.
Remove from the refrigerator 1 hour before rolling. On a lightly floured surface, roll one portion of dough into a 12x8-in. rectangle. Spread 3 tablespoons filling widthwise over half of the dough. Fold dough in half over filling. Cut widthwise into sixteen 1/2-in. strips. Twist each strip three times; pinch unfolded ends to seal.
Place on parchment-lined baking sheets. If desired, lightly brush tops with milk and sprinkle with coarse sugar. Repeat with remaining dough and filling. Bake at 375° for 15-17 minutes or until bottoms are golden brown. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool.
This recipe was tested with Solo brand cake and pastry filling. Look for it in the baking aisle.
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