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Dilly Bread

Submitted by: suzanne-mcminn on February 9, 2011
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Dilly Bread

This recipe was sent to me by reader Jennifer Sue Elkins. It’s her Mamaw Morgan’s Dilly Bread.

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Difficulty: Easy

Servings: 12

Prep Time: 1 1/2 hours (mostly rising time)   Cook Time: 40-50 minutes  


1/4 cup warm water
1 tablespoon yeast
1 cup creamed cottage cheese, heated to lukewarm
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon dried minced onion
1 tablespoon butter, softened
2 teaspoons dill seed
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 egg
2 1/4 to 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour


Soften yeast in warm water. Add cottage cheese, sugar, onion, butter, dill seed, salt, baking soda, and egg. Beat to combine. Add flour gradually; beat. When dough is too stiff to use the electric mixer, stir in remaining flour with a sturdy spoon. I only used 2 1/4 cups of the flour, not 2 1/2. Knead lightly and transfer to a greased bowl. Let rise till doubled. Punch down dough and place in a greased loaf pan. Let rise again. Bake at 350-degrees for 40-50 minutes or until browned. Brush with butter and sprinkle with salt.

Categories: Breads, Cheese, Old-Fashioned, Yeast Breads

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