Potato Refrigerator Kolaches Dough

Total Time
48hrs 12mins
Prep 48 hrs
Cook 12 mins

She says these can stay in refrigerator up to 6 days. It is an old recipe of how they used to make kolaches. She says if packed in freezer slightly warm they keep their freshness. Dodge Extension 1976. No amounts given; must also have filling which is not in this recipe; this is just the dough.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil and mash potatoes.
  2. While hot add potato water.
  3. Mash so there are no lumps; add butter.
  4. Add cold water with the powdered milk, sugar and eggs.
  5. Add yeast when not too hot.
  6. Add 2 cups flour; mix.
  7. Add rest of flour; mix until smooth.
  8. Put in a covered container so that it is only 1/4 full.
  9. Put in refrigerator overnight.
  10. Next day make buns size of walnut; put on cookie sheet.
  11. Work with dough while cold.
  12. If you don't want to work with all the dough at one time, return rest to refrigerator and use next day; this dough is supposed to last in refrigerator for 6 days.
  13. Grease the buns with pure lard or oil.
  14. Let rise until nearly double.
  15. Make dents in the center and put in the filling.
  16. Bake at 450 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 to 12 minutes until golden brown.
  17. Remove from oven; grease with shortening; cool.
  18. If to be frozen, cool slightly and pack in air tight contaners.
  19. Before they get too cold, freeze; if packed slightly warm it keeps in the freshness.