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Sausage Cheese Braid Recipe
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Sausage Cheese Braid Recipe

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Meet the Cook: My husband and I have three married daughters, 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren - and they all like this. It's good for a snack anytime, too. -Christena Weed, Levant, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + rising Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:20 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + rising Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 20 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast
  • 1-1/4 cups warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 4 to 4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 pound Johnsonville® Hot Ground Sausage
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella or cheddar cheese
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 egg

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 185 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 327 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in water. Add sugar, salt, Italian seasoning, 1 egg, butter and 2 cups flour; beat until smooth. Add enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
  2. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook sausage until no longer pink; drain and set aside to cool.
  4. Punch the dough down; divide in half. On a floured surface, roll each half into a 14-in. x 12-in. rectangle. Cut each one into three 14-in. x 4-in. strips. Combine cheese and sausage; spoon 1/2 cup down the center of each strip. Bring long edges together over filling; pinch to seal.
  5. Place three strips with seam side down on greased baking sheets. Braid strips together; secure ends. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 45 minutes.
  6. Beat remaining egg and brush over loaves. Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until golden. Immediately remove from baking sheets to wire racks. Serve warm. Yield: 2 loaves.
Originally published as Sausage Cheese Braid in Country Woman March/April 1997, p31

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 185 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 327 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

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