Total Time
Prep 2 hrs
Cook 1 hr

All the recipes for runzas call for frozen dough. This is a much better dough. It would be good with any number of fillings like ham and cheese etc. It's 2 packages of yeast but since I'm too stupid to figure out how to put it, I've written the recipe like I found it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Measure 1-3/4 cup flour.
  2. Add yeast, lard, sugar, milk, water, and salt.
  3. Mix.
  4. Add eggs.
  5. Stir in remaining flour.
  6. Knead 10 minutes; cover; let rise until double. This takes about 1 hour. Now you can go to other runza recipes and use this dough to wrap around the fillings.
  7. These are great.
Most Helpful

This is very good Runza dough. For 2 packages of yeast its 4 1/2 tsp yeast which is what I used. I made this with your Runza filling!! GREAT Stuff!! Thanks for posting!!!

kzbhansen May 14, 2006

This made a great Runza! I had to add quite a bit more flour, but the dough was very light when cooked. Thanks for this taste of Nebraska.

stringqt January 06, 2006

The recipe needed a little more clerification. Maybe needed to be a little mroe in detail. But the measurements for everything was good. It takes about an hour for the dough to rise.

ninismy5in September 18, 2005