Sylvia's Kolache Dough

READY IN: 4hrs
YIELD: 20 60




  • Dissolve yeast with 1 T sugar in 1/4 c warm water.
  • Let stand about 10 minutes.
  • Scald milk.
  • Stir in butter and sugar and let cool.
  • Add salt and eggs.
  • In a large bowl combine milk and yeast mixtures.
  • Start adding flour 1 c at a time till you begin to work the dough with your hands (you should have used about 5 1/2 cups).
  • Knead the dough working in the rest of the flour.
  • Clean and grease your bowl; place dough in bowl grease the top with a little oil let rise until double in bulk.
  • •Sausage kolaches: Boil sausage till done cut in lengths desired wrap in dough (make sure it is sealed shut) let rise 1 hour bake at 400 18-20 minutes.
  • •Cinnamon rolls: I always make these with the left over dough. Roll out into a rectangle pour melted butter over the surface mix sugar and cinnamon and evenly spread over butter roll up dough and cut into slices place in greased pan about 1/2 inch apart. Let rise 1 hour. Bake at 400° 18- 20 minutes. Top off with a simple powdered sugar icing (I like to add cinnamon to that as well).
  • •You can add cheese to the sausage kolaches or ham and cheese, fruit filling and cream cheese, the possibilities are endless -- let me know what you guys try.