Potato Refrigerator Kolaches Dough

Prep Time
Cook Time
2d 12m
Ready In

Recipe: #13706

August 09, 2014

"She says these can stay in refrigerator up to 6 days. It is an old recipe of how they used to make kolaches. She says if packed in freezer slightly warm they keep their freshness. Dodge Extension 1976. No amounts given; must also have filling which is not in this recipe; this is just the dough."

Original is 16 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (82 g)
  • Calories 229.8
  • Total Fat - 7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 4.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 42.1 mg
  • Sodium - 310.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 36.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.2 g
  • Sugars - 8.9 g
  • Protein - 5 g
  • Calcium - 21.6 mg
  • Iron - 0.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Boil and mash potatoes. While hot add potato water.

Step 2

Mash so there are no lumps; add butter.

Step 3

Add cold water with the powdered milk, sugar and eggs.

Step 4

Add yeast when not too hot.

Step 5

Add 2 cups flour; mix.

Step 6

Add rest of flour; mix until smooth.

Step 7

Put in a covered container so that it is only 1/4 full.

Step 8

Put in refrigerator overnight.

Step 9

Next day make buns size of walnut; put on cookie sheet.

Step 10

Work with dough while cold.If you don't want to work with all the dough at one time, return rest to refrigerator and use next day; this dough is supposed to last in refrigerator for 6 days.

Step 11

Grease the buns with pure lard or oil.

Step 12

Let rise until nearly double.

Step 13

Make dents in the center and put in the filling.

Step 14

Bake at 450 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 to 12 minutes until golden brown.

Step 15

Remove from oven; grease with shortening; cool.

Step 16

If to be frozen, cool slightly and pack in air tight containers.

Step 17

Before they get too cold, freeze; if packed slightly warm it keeps in the freshness.


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