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Reuben Braids Recipe
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Reuben Braids Recipe

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I came up with this recipe as a way to make a sandwich feed a large group at once. The braid design always impresses the guests at our parties. —Kellie Mulleavy, Lambertville, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces cooked corned beef brisket, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 3/4 cup sauerkraut, rinsed and well drained
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Thousand Island salad dressing
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 195 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 469 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Unroll one tube of crescent dough onto an ungreased baking sheet; seal seams and perforations.
  2. Spread half of corned beef filling down center of rectangle. On each long side, cut 1-in.-wide strips to within 1 in. of filling. Starting at one end, fold alternating strips at an angle across filling; seal ends. Repeat with remaining crescent dough and filling. Brush egg white over braids; sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  3. Bake at 375° for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire racks for 5 minutes before cutting into slices. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 2 loaves (8 servings each).
Originally published as Reuben Braids in Taste of Home June/July 2008, p56

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 195 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 469 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 7 g protein.

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Reviewed May. 20, 2014

Tasty but will not use crescent rolls to make again. Way too thin and fell apart easy.

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Reviewed Mar. 13, 2014

Delicious and super easy to make! My family loved it and I will definitely make this again.

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Reviewed Sep. 24, 2013

I was unable to figure out how to put this together and make the braids I wish there was a video to show how ....other than that is was very good

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Reviewed Mar. 19, 2013

i tried this and whipped up a sour cream, whole grain dijon mustard and tarragon dipping sauce! yum!

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Reviewed Mar. 17, 2012

WOW! What a tasty bread... 1 2 lb corn beef yields 5 loaves. I was unable to locate a smaller amount so what the heck! The breads are beautiful to look at and enjoyed with a side of Thousand Island dressing you are set. I used black sesame seed versus white and baked the loaves on Parchment paper. This makes the sticky dough easier to handle and clean up is a wiz! :B>)

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