1 1/2 cups warm water (use 1/4 cup of this with yeast)
1 (3 ounce) box custard mix (not pudding mix)
1 teaspoon salt
2 packages dry yeast
3 cups flour (may use up to 3/4 cup more if dough is sticky after rising)
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
Mix yeast with 1/4 cup of warm water.
Add custard mix when yeast is dissolved.
Add remaining ingredients in order.
Let rise until double in size.
Punch down and make walnut-size balls. Grease tops and let rise again on greased cookie sheet.
Make indentations and fill with favorite filling.
Bake at 400 degrees F for about 8 minutes until light brown.
Eastern European Recipes