Rugelach cookies

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Joined Dec 27, 2015
I've previously made a batch of rugelach cookies using this recipe 

227g cream cheese @rtp  

¾ cup butter @rtp

2 cups plain flour

¼ cup white sugar

¼ cup brown sugar

¼ tsp salt

1 ½ tsp cinnamon

½ cup strawberry jam

¼ cup apricot jam/marmalade

½  cup raisins, soaked in juice overnight

1 tsp vanilla

1 egg

1 tbsp milk

[if !supportLists]1.       [endif]Cream butter & cheese til pale & fluffy

[if !supportLists]2.       [endif]Gradually add white sugar, salt, vanilla

[if !supportLists]3.       [endif]Sift in flour, mix till combined

[if !supportLists]4.       [endif]Chill dough overnight

[if !supportLists]5.       [endif]Combine brown sugar & cinnamon

[if !supportLists]6.       [endif]On a floured surface, roll out dough into a 9” circle

[if !supportLists]7.       [endif]Mix marmalade & strawberry jam. Heat & strain.

[if !supportLists]8.       [endif]Spread strained jam on dough

[if !supportLists]9.       [endif]Sprinkle over brown sugar mixture & raisins

[if !supportLists]10.   [endif]Cut circle into 12 wedges

[if !supportLists]11.   [endif]Roll up each wedge, place on baking sheet

[if !supportLists]12.   [endif]Chill for 30min

[if !supportLists]13.   [endif]Whisk tgt egg, milk

[if !supportLists]14.   [endif]Brush cookies w egg wash

[if !supportLists]15.   [endif]Bake @180⁰C for 20-25min 

but unfortunately it resulted in a really wet sticky dough (before I added the jam). It tastes pretty gud when it came out I suppose except that it was kinda soft and I probably put way too much jam in it. Is it because I live in a hot country & hence my dough melted? I alr chilled the dough overnight though, and unfortunately I don't have an air conditioned kitchen :/
 
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