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Heat oven to 350°F.
Combine flour, butter, sugar and salt in large bowl. Beat at low speed until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Dissolve yeast in warm milk in small bowl.
Stir in 1 egg and vanilla.
Add milk mixture to flour mixture. Beat at low speed until well mixed.
Divide dough in half. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface, one-half at a time, to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut dough into 3 to 3.5 -inch squares; top each with1 teaspoonpreserves.
Bring up 2 opposite corners of each square to center; pinch tightly to seal.
Place 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets; brush with beaten egg.
Bake 10-14 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely.
Combine powdered sugar, almond extract and enough milk for desired glazing consistency in small bowl. Drizzle over cooled kolaches.