Kolaches II

Kolaches II


"One of our Christmas breakfast traditions - we make cherry, apricot and blueberry."


2 h 5 m servings 152 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



  • Calories:
  • 152 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 6.7 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.1g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 2.9 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 107 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cream shortening and sugar together. Stir in salt, hot milk, beaten egg yolks, and flavoring. When lukewarm, add yeast to mixture. Let stand 5 minutes. Add flour, beating well. Knead down into bowl. The dough will be slightly sticky. Let rise 1 hour.
  2. Cut off small balls of dough. Roll into rounds in your hands, and place on greased cookie sheets 2 inches apart. Let rise 15 minutes.
  3. Make a depression into the center of each roll. Fill with fruit preserves.
  4. Bake at 450 degrees F (230 degrees C) until brown. Watch carefully. Cool on wire racks.
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  1. 23 Ratings


My husband had requested cherry kolache for his birthday breakfast, and this looked like the best option. This is an excellent recipe for kolach. My daughter said that they were the best she's ...

I left out the lemon and made savory sausage\cheese kolaches...this made 30, and my family is RAVING! Fluffy bread, even 3 days later in the microwave! INCREDIBLE!!!!!!! A+++++++++ 5*'s

My husband is from a Czech background. He's says these are pretty darn close to how grandma used to make them. I guess that's a great rating!

I grew up in Texas near a little town called Snook and twice a month on Saturday morning we drove there to the bakery with the best kolaches and sausage rolls. I now live in Florida and get home...

Excellent! I was a little hesitant about the lemon extract but did it anyway and was pleasantly surprised. It added a fresh little bit of citrus to a perfectly sweet dough. Thanks so much!

This was a very easy recipe, but as tasty as the kolaches my mom used to make. I experimented with fillings and decided that this recipe does best with a savory filling. I also tried All Fruit i...

This is a great recipe and easy to make. I made some for my co-workers and they loved it. The lemon is the key to this recipe.

These were really good! I halved the recipe as there's only 2 of us to eat them, but ended up having a bit of trouble. I needed 3/4c more flour than the recipe called for, though as this is onl...

Sorry. These were like biscuits with jelly in the middle. Not at all like the kolaches we were looking for. The kolaches we have had are more like a roll or donut dough. Followed the recipe exac...