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Kolaches Recipe

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This recipe for Kolaches, by , is from Texas Lady Anglers, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Allene Moore
Added: Tuesday, May 9, 2006


2 pkg;s yeast
1/4 c. warm water
1 tblsp sugar
2 c. milk
1/2 c sugar
1/2 c. shortening + 1 tblsp butter
2 tsp salt
2 egg yolks (3 or 4 may be used)
6 to 6 1/2 c flour.

Cream Chesses filling
2 - 8 oz packages of cream cheese
1 tblsp of vanilla
1 egg
1 c. sugar

Heat milk, add shortening & butter to dissolve. Let cook to lukewarm. In a large bowl, mix yeast, water & 1 tblsp sugar. Let set.

Add salt, egg yolks and 1/2 cup sugar to milk mixture and mix well. Add yeast mixture. Add flour a little at a time.

Work dough until glossy. Brush with margarine or butter. Cover and let rise until double (about 1 hour).

Cut off small pieces with a spoon and shape into round balls. The dough can also be rolled out like you would for biscuits and cut with a biscuit cutter.

Place rounds of dough on a greased baking sheet. Butter each will. Make an indentation with fingers in each round and fill with filling of your choice.

Bake at 425 F. for 15 to 20 minutes. Brush with margaringe or butter after baking.




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