Caraway Puffs Recipe
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Our daughter took these light-as-a-feather rolls to a 4-H event and came home with a Grand Champion ribbon! We think they're especially delectable served straight from the oven.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + rising Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:12 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + rising Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) warm 4% cottage cheese (110° to 115°)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons caraway seeds
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 128 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 315 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add the cottage cheese, sugar, butter, caraway seeds, salt, baking soda and 1-1/3 cups flour. Beat on medium speed for 3 minutes. Add egg and 1/2 cup flour; beat 2 minutes longer. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a firm dough (batter will be stiff). Do not knead. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 45 minutes. Stir dough down.
  2. Spoon into greased muffin cups. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 35 minutes.
  3. Bake at 400° for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in pan for 1 minute. Serve immediately. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Caraway Puffs in Best of Country Breads 2000, p59

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