1. Disolve yeast in water.
2. Knead all ingredients to form soft dough. Set aside to rise for 45 minutes.
3. Form into one-inch balls.
4. Combine ingredients for filling.
5. Dip balls into oil, then coat with nut mixture.
6. Layer balls in a 10-inch tube pan. Set aside for 30 minutes to rise.
7. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Bake for 45 minutes or until golden. Serve warm.