Piragi Latvian Bacon Rolls

Recipe by Mamas callin u
READY IN: 3hrs 15mins
YIELD: 100 rolls




  • Fry bacon and ham in pan for about five minutes. Drain and cool in fridge.
  • Sprinkle yeast over warm water and sugar. let stand 10 minutes.
  • Scald milk in a saucepan.
  • Add sugar, salt, and butter. Allow mixture to cool until it is lukewarm.
  • Add 3 1/2 cups flour, sour cream, egg yolks and yeast.
  • Beat with spoon until smooth and shiny.
  • Cover bowl and let rest for 1 hour.
  • Turn out on floured board and gradually add remaining flour kneading until dough is elastic.
  • Let rise another 45 mins Preheat oven to 400.
  • Roll out dough until about 1/4 inch thick.
  • Cut circles into dough. A small drinking glass is ideal size.
  • Spoon 1 tsp of filling on to each circle.
  • Fold over. Press and tuck under seam.
  • Place rolls on greased cookie sheet and brush with beaten egg.
  • Let rise about 20 minutes.
  • bake at 400 for 10 mins or until golden brown.