Dad's Famous Kolacky's

“These came with his mother when she immigrated here from the Czech Republic. They are the best I've ever had, definatly worth the time! I hope you all like them as much as I do!”
READY IN:
2hrs 15mins
SERVES:
4-8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Filling: Mix together with electric mixer until well combined and fill into centers of kolacky dough.
  2. **For the Kolacky dough**.
  3. Combine milk, shortening, sugar, salt and lemon rind.
  4. Cool to lukewarm.
  5. Soften yeast in this mixture.
  6. Add eggs and flour.
  7. Beat well.
  8. Cover with damp cloth.
  9. Let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 2 hours.
  10. Beat and let rise again until almost doubled, about 45 minutes.
  11. Turn onto lightly floured surface.
  12. Knead slightly, cover and let rise 10 minutes.
  13. Roll to ½ inch thickness.
  14. Cut into 5-inch rounds.
  15. Place on a greased baking sheet, cover and let rise until almost double.
  16. Make deep depression in the center of rounds, fill centers and bake in preheated 400-degree oven for 15 minutes.

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