Use this rich, sweet filling to make kolache, a sort of stuffed fluffy bun. Slideshow: More Cream Cheese Recipes 

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Recipe Summary

total:
10 mins
Yield:
1 1/4 cups (enough for at least 18 kolaches)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium bowl, use a hand mixer to beat the cream cheese with the sugar at low speed until smooth, about 3 minutes. Add the egg yolk, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Mix at low speed until combined, 3 minutes longer.

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Make Ahead

The cream cheese filling can kept in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3 days.

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