Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is my Nanny's sisters recipe. These are the best kolaches I have ever eaten. I finally asked for the recipe a few months back. I have not made them yet- I know I will want to eat the whole pan- they are great ! Everyone in the family fights over these- the first reviewer must not have done something correct- these are a true german kolache- very very good- not super sweet dough- just right.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water, combine warm milk, shortening, sugar, salt and egg with dissolved yeast.
  2. Add flour and work just enough to mix ingredients. Let rest 5-8 minutes and work slightly.
  3. Let rest until doubles in size. Make balls the size of an egg.
  4. Put on greased baking sheet and brush with melted butter. Let rise until light and press center down and fill.
  5. After filling, let rise 15 minutes and bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes. Careful not to over bake - they get done fast!
  6. Filling:.
  7. Prune Puree, Blackberry Pie Filling , Apricot Filling- you can fill w/ whatever suits your taste. I love blackberry.
  8. Times and servings are guesses- I have not made these- will edit after I do.


Most Helpful

horrible - absolutely horrible - like blackberry hockey pucks - and prior i even consulted another european lady who said recipe sounds a bit 'off'...something missing ...yuppers - how right she was - so.....agree - what a waste of ingredients and my time... i have to question the amount of yeast and just what kind - all yeast is dry.... again, i agree with the prior review - skip this one ladies and gents - anyone have one we would love??? send it on then - thanks for listening

Marlie-Bee July 19, 2008

This recipe was just terrible! I brought them to work and even the guy who eats anything threw them away! Don't waist your time and money on these!!!

Smile1968 January 27, 2008

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