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Worste Brookjes (Pigs in a Blanket)

Worste BrookjesRecipe courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 tablespoon granulated sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons vegetable shortening
1 cup water, lukewarm
1 (0.25-ounce) package active dry yeast or 2 1/4 teaspoons
1 large egg, beaten
3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 1/2 pounds lean ground pork
1/2 cups dried bread crumbs
1/2 cup milk
1 large egg
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon mace
Dash salt
Dash ground black pepper

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine sugar, salt and shortening in bowl, add water and yeast. Mix well, add beaten egg, then flour. Knead well. Let rise 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  3. Turn dough onto floured board and roll to 12x24-inch rectangle approximately 1/2-inch thick. Cut into 18 (4-inch) squares.
  4. Mix all filling ingredients; shape 2 tablespoon of mixture into a roll; wrap each filling roll with a square of dough. Seal ends and place seam-side down on baking sheet.
  5. Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 30 minutes or until browned.

Makes 18 servings.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board.