Lasinuociai – Lithuanian Onion-Bacon Rolls

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Lasinuociai – Lithuanian Onion-Bacon Rolls
Categories: Appetizers, Bacon, Dairy, Lithuanian, Holiday
Yield: 15 Servings
12 oz Sliced bacon
1 c  Onion chopped
1/4 ts Pepper
1/2 c  Green pepper chopped
1/2 ts Dried dillweed
16 oz Bread dough
Milk as required
Poppy or sesame seeds

In a skillet cook bacon till crisp.
Remove bacon reserve 1 Tb drippings. 
Drain bacon on paper towels.
Crumble when cool.
In same skillet cook onion, green pepper, dillweed & pepper in hot drippings till onion is tender but not brown.
Stir in bacon.

Divide bread dough into 30 portions.
Roll each portion into a ball; roll or pat each ball into a 3″ circle.
Place a tb of filling in the center of each circle.
Bring up dough edges around filling.
Seal edges together.
Arrange filled rolls, seam side down, on a greased baking sheet.
Brush with milk.
Sprinkle with poppy seed, fennel seed, or sesame seed.
Bake, uncovered, in a 375 F oven for 15-20 mins. or till rolls are golden.
Serve warm.
Makes 30 rolls.
Prepare & bake rolls as directed above.
Cool thoroughly on a wire rack.
Transfer rolls to a freezer container.
Seal, label, & freeze for up to 4 months.
Reheat by arranging frozen rolls on an ungreased baking sheet.
Bake uncovered, in a 375 deg-F oven about 15 mins. until rolls are heated through.

ORIGIN: Reka Maluntsa, Vilnius-Lithuania, circa 1998

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