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Aunt Sarah's Onion Poppyseed Pletzel Recipe

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This recipe for Aunt Sarah's Onion Poppyseed Pletzel, by , is from The Auerbach Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lynne Auerbach
Added: Tuesday, April 7, 2009


1/4 cup poppy seed
1/2 cup boiling water
1 large onion chopped fine (1 1/2 cups)
1 teaspoon salt
3 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
2 eggs
1/2 cup or less sugar
1/2 cup oil

Soak poppy seeds in boiling water for 1 hour

Chop the onion, sprinkle with salt. Mix and allow to weep for half an hour.

Mix together the flour and baking powder and set aside.

Beat the eggs with the sugar until light and fluffy. Add the oil and mix well, then add the poppy seeds and onion. Beat in the flour to form a soft dough (may be sticky). Lightly flour dough board. Lightly knead until no longer sticky, using more flour as necessary.

Pre-heat oven to 400

Divide dough. Roll out 1/4" thick. place on greased cookie sheet. Prick all over with a fork. Bake 15-20 minutes or until browned.




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