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Bohemian Kolaches

 Bohemian Kolaches
This recipe was given to me by my mother-in-law, who received it from her mother! It was a standard treat in their family, made nearly every week. Now I make this dish for my own family for special occasions.
28 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + rising Bake: 10 min.


  • 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup sugar, divided
  • 2 cups warm milk (110° to 115°)
  • 5-3/4 to 6-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups canned prune, poppy seed, cherry or lemon pie filling
  • 1 egg white, beaten


  • In a small bowl, dissolve yeast and 1 tablespoon sugar in warm milk;
  • let stand 10 minutes. In large bowl, combine 2 cups flour, remaining
  • sugar, egg yolks, salt, butter and yeast/milk mixture. Mix until
  • smooth. Add enough remaining flour to make a stiff dough.
  • Turn out onto a floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic,
  • about 6-8 minutes. Add additional flour, if necessary. Place dough
  • in greased bowl, turning once to grease top. Cover; let rise in a
  • warm place until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.
  • Punch dough down and allow to rise again. Roll out on floured surface
  • to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut with large glass or 2-1/2-in. cutter.
  • Place on greased baking sheets; let rise until doubled, about 45
  • minutes.
  • Firmly press indentation in center and fill each roll with a heaping

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Bohemian Kolaches (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • tablespoon of filling. Brush dough with egg white. Bake at 350°
  • for 10-15 minutes or until rolls are light golden brown. Yield:
  • about 28 rolls.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 164 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 116 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.