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.
- 1 cup potato, hot mashed
- 1⁄2 cup butter
- 1⁄2 cup water, cold
- 1⁄2 cup milk, powdered
- 2 teaspoons yeast
- 1 1⁄2 teaspoons salt
- 2⁄3 cup sugar
- 2 eggs
- 4 1⁄3 cups flour, divided
- Boil and mash potatoes.
- While hot add potato water.
- Mash so there are no lumps; add butter.
- Add cold water with the powdered milk, sugar and eggs.
- Add yeast when not too hot.
- Add 2 cups flour; mix.
- Add rest of flour; mix until smooth.
- Put in a covered container so that it is only 1/4 full.
- Put in refrigerator overnight.
- Next day make buns size of walnut; put on cookie sheet.
- Work with dough while cold.
- 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.
- Grease the buns with pure lard or oil.
- Let rise until nearly double.
- Make dents in the center and put in the filling.
- Bake at 450 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 to 12 minutes until golden brown.
- Remove from oven; grease with shortening; cool.
- If to be frozen, cool slightly and pack in air tight contaners.
- Before they get too cold, freeze; if packed slightly warm it keeps in the freshness.