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Makes: 24 rolls
Ingredients
  • 3⁄4 cup hot water
  • 1⁄2 cup canned milk (evaporated)
  • 2 (1/4 ounce) packages yeast (dry)
  • 1⁄4 cup salad oil
  • 2 eggs (3, if recipe is doubled)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar (3, if recipe is doubled)
  • 3 1⁄2 cups flour
  • Filling
  • 1 1⁄2-2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 head green cabbage
  • 2 -3 whole onions
  • 1⁄2 cup margarine
Directions
  • Pour hot water in large bowl.
  • Add milk, yeast, and stir to dissolve.
  • Add oil, sugar, salt, and eggs.
  • Beat well.
  • Add 2 cups, or enough flour to make a soft dough.
  • Blend thoroughly.
  • Add rest of flour, in 1/2 cup increments, kneading well after each addition, until dough is elastic and easy to work with.
  • Place dough on floured surface, cover, and let rest 10 minutes.
  • Roll out, cut in 4 inch squares, and place a couple of tablespoons of filling in center of each square.
  • Fold and seal tightly around all edges.
  • (Filling recipe follows).
  • Place each filled square on greased cookie sheets, and bake in a 375 degree oven for about 15-20 minutes, or till a nice golden brown.
  • Remove from cookie sheet and set on cooling rack.
  • Filling: In large skillet, melt oleo some, then add meat, and brown and drain.
  • Shred cabbage, and add to meat.
  • Chop onions; add to cabbage/meat mixture.
  • Add salt and pepper, or seasonings of your choice.
  • Stir well.
  • Cover, and steam mixture about 20-30 minutes.
  • Cool down to where it's comfortable to handle and then spoon onto dough squares.