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Pineapple Pastries - Kolach Recipe

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This recipe for Pineapple Pastries - Kolach, by , is from Anita's Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Anita Lewis
Added: Thursday, September 4, 2008


1 lb crisco
1 large yeast (cake- or 3 pks of dry yeast)
2tsp baking powder
7 c flour
1 c milk or water
5 eggs
1 tsp salt

1 Tbsp corn starch
1 Tbsp flour
1 c sugar
2 large cans crushed pineapple (70 oz)

Mix all filling ingredients in pan and cook on stove until thickens. Cool.
Cream sugar and lard. Add eggs and mix. Add yeast that has been dissolved in water or milk (Aunt Nita prefers water). Roll dough and cut into 2" X 2" square. Put 1 tsp of filling in center and fold diagonally. Seal edges.

Bake at 400 until lightly browned ( app 11- 14 minutes)

Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Czech cookie from Pauline Shefcheck . Aunt Anita worked with her at the UMW in the late 1950s.




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