Kolaczki Cookies Recipe

Kolaczki Cookies

5 or 6 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons sugar
1 lb. shortening
1 pkg. cake yeast
1 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 egg yolks

Mix all dry ingredients and add shortening. Mix as for pie crust. Add egg yolks. Dissolve yeast in luke warm milk and add to mixture. Add vanilla. Let rise. Roll out dough and cut into small squares (2 sq. in) and put filling in middle (about 1/2 tsp.) of each. Pinch corners together. Bake in 350 degree oven for about 30 to 45 minutes. Sprinkle with confectioner’s sugar. Serves about 50 people, depending on how hungry they are.

1 can crushed pineapple (1 lb. 4 oz.)
1 cup sugar
3 tbls. corn starch

Bring everything to a boiling point. Stir constantly and cook slowly for about 5 minutes. Cool for a few hours before using.