Sunday, February 17, 2013

Nut Rolls - What's Cookin' in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania

(My Mom made this Easter 2010 for us. Very Good)

5 cups flour (about)
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup butter (soft)
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 eggs, well beaten
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup hot milk

4 pounds nuts (ground fine)
Sugar to taste ( about 2 cups)
Add milk to make paste to spread easily

1/2 of a large cake of yeast

Into small bowl, put 1 teaspoon sugar, a little hot milk, to which add cold milk to make lukewarm, into this break up 1/2 cake yeast; let this stand while the following is done : Into a large bowl, put the sugar, soft butter, hot milk and stir to dissolve. Then add salt, beaten eggs, and vanilla; stir well. Add the yeast and stir well. Stir in the flour (more may be needed, and work it till hand comes clean). Cover, let rise for about 2 hours, then divide dough into 5 parts. Brown slightly some butter. When each part of the dough is rolled out, butter the dough before spreading nuts. Roll and place on baking sheet. Cover with towel. Let rise for about 2 hours. Brush with beaten egg and bake at 350 for an hour or until done. Brush with slightly browned butter.

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