*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Poppy seed Kolaches
 
 Recipe By     : TASTE OF HOME DEC/JAN 1996
 Serving Size  : 36   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      package       active dry yeast
      1/4  cup           warm water -- (110-115 degrees)
      1/2  cup           butter or margarine -- melted
    1      cup           milk
    1                    egg plus 2 egg yolks
      1/4  cup           sugar
      3/4  teaspoon      salt
      1/4  teaspoon      each: ground mace and lemon peel --
    3      cups          all-purpose flour -- 3 to 3-1/2 cups
                         additional melted butter or
                         POPPY SEED FILLING:
      3/4  cup           poppy seeds
      1/2  cup           water
      1/2  cup           milk
      1/4  cup           raisins
      1/2  cup           sugar
    2      teaspoons     butter or margarine
      1/2  teaspoon      vanilla extract
      1/4  teaspoon      ground cinnamon
      1/4  cup           graham cracker crumbs
                         Confectioner’s sugar glaze --
 
 In a mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in water. Add the next 7 ingredients and 2 cups
  of flour; beat until smooth. Add enough remaining flour
 to form a soft dough. Turn onto a floured board; 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. Punch dough
   down. Shape into walnut size balls; roll each into a 2-1/2 circle. Place 2 ap
 art on greased baking sheets; brush with butter. Cover and let rise until double
 d, about 30 minutes. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, bring poppy seeds and water to a 
 boil; boil 1 minute or until thickened.
 Add milk and raisins; simmer for 10 minutes. Add sugar, butter, vanilla and cinn
 amon; simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in crumbs. Make a depress
 ion about 1-1/2 in diameter in the center of each roll; fill with2 teaspoon of 
 filling. Bake at 400 degrees for 7-10 minutes or
 until golden brown. Cool on wire racks. Drizzle with glaze if desired.
 
 
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