Bread: Hot Sausage Rolls

posted by Schmitty 08-18-99 1:04 PM

Hot Sausage Rolls

1 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup butter or margarine cold
1/2 cup small curd creamed cottage cheese
6 5 inch precooked polish sausage or bratwurst
1 tablespoon Dijon or other favorite mustard
1 egg
1 tablespoon milk

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Measure flour into mixing bowl.

Cut butter into 1/2 inch sized pieces.

Using pastry blender, cut into flour until mixture is pea sized pieces.

Stir in cottage cheese until a stiff dough forms.

Add 2 to 3 teaspoons ice water if necessary.

Divide into 6 parts.

Roll each part to make a rectangle 6 inches long and 3 inches wide.

Spread with 1-teaspoon mustard.

Top with a sausage.

Roll pastry around sausage encasing it completely.

Brush with water to seal.

Seal ends.

Place seam side down on cookie sheet.

Prick once or twice with fork to allow steam to escape.

Repeat for remaining sausages.

Mix egg and milk.

Brush pastry coated sausages with mixture.

Bake at 400 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or till nicely browned.

Slice into 1-inch pieces.

Arrange on serving tray.

Tips: Pastry coated sausages can be prepared in advance and refrigerated.

Bake and slice just before serving.

Good served with additional mustard if desired.

Makes 30 appetizers.

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