This is the nut filling that goes in orehnjaca, eastern European holiday nut rolls. This is a vegan version, but you can use dairy butter instead for a more traditional filling.

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Nut roll filling
This mix of finely ground walnuts, grated apple, sugar and cinnamon is the delicious filling for Eastern European nut rolls.
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Instructions
  1. Using a food processor, finely grind the walnuts.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, vegan butter, and cinnamon. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture reaches 160° or is thick enough to coat the back of a metal spoon. Remove from the heat; gently stir in walnuts and apple. Cool completely.