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Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 30 mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 large potatoes (enough for 1 cup)
  • 1 (1/4 ounce) package yeast
  • 23 cup sugar
  • 1 12 teaspoons salt
  • 2 eggs, well beaten
  • 23 cup cooking oil
  • 7 cups flour
  • Filling

  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 (16 ounce) can sauerkraut, rinsed with cold water and drained
  • 1 (2 ounce) package Lipton onion mushroom dry soup mix
  • cayenne pepper

Directions

  1. Dough: Boil potatoes and mash. Keep lukewarm.
  2. Measure potato water and add water to make 1 1/2 cups. Pour into large bowl. Add yeast; stir to dissolve. Stir in sugar and salt. Let stand 5 minutes.
  3. Add potatoes, eggs and oil; mix well.
  4. Blend in 1/2 of flour. Work in remaining flour to make a dough easy to handle. Let stand 10 minutes.
  5. Shape into a ball and put in large bowl. Refrigerate up to 24 hours. (Dough rises in refrigerator). When ready to use, let stand at room temperature 1 or 2 hours.
  6. Filling: Crumble meat into heavy skillet. Cook until it loses red color. Drain off grease.
  7. Add rest of filling ingredients. Cool mixture.
  8. Roll bits of dough to 3 or 4 inch circles. Put heaping tablespoon of meat mixture on dough. Lap over to enclose. Let rise 15 to 20 minutes.
  9. Bake at 375° for 30 minutes.
  10. Makes about 3 dozen. You can freeze and reheat.