• Cooking Time: 20
  • Servings: 3 dozen
  • Preparation Time: 60


Coming from a Czech family, kolaches have been our staple at every family gathering. Grandma Helen always made the best. This is her recipe - though I'll be honest, I baked kolaches with her one day, and she never used a measuring cup once - a dash of this, a handful of that. "You just know," she'd tell me.

Submitted by: "Kristin Knisley"


  • 1/2 c Instant potato flakes
  • 1/3 c Sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/3 c oil
  • 3/4 c milk, scalded
  • 1/2 c water
  • 1 pkg yeast
  • 3/4 c milk
  • 1/2 c water
  • 3-3/4 c flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 12 oz can of your favorite pie filling (mine is poppy seed!)


  • 1.In large bowl, mix potato flakes, sugar, salt, oil, scalded milk and water.
  • 2.Dissolve yeast in 1/4 c warm water.
  • 3.Add beaten egg and half of flour. Beat well.
  • 4.Mix in remaining flour.
  • 5.Allow dough to rise until double the size.
  • 6.Form dough into small balls.
  • 7.Allow dough to rise again until double the size.
  • 8.Make dents in each ball.
  • 9.Fill dents with desired filling.
  • 10.Let rise for 10 minutes or until double.
  • 11.Bake at 375 degrees until golden brown.
  • 12.Brush with melted butter or oil immediately after removed from oven.

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