Runzas (Bierocks) Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Runzas (Bierocks) Recipe
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Runzas (Bierocks)

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"My mother-in-law introduced me to this and it kinda stuck. I am from Iowa, now in Kentucky, and the only way I can get this is by making it at home."

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Original recipe makes 9 pastries Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr
  • READY IN

    1 hr 20 mins

Directions

  1. Thaw out frozen bread dough; cut each roll into 3 pieces and set aside. Brown beef and cabbage in a large skillet, seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Roll out bread dough and cut into squares. Place a spoonful of the beef/cabbage mixture onto the center of each dough square. Sprinkle cheese on top, fold over and pinch sides to seal. Rub a bit of oil on the outside of each pastry.
  4. Place in a 9x13 inch baking dish and bake in the preheated oven for 45 to 60 minutes, or until golden brown.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 19, 2003

This is a great recipe. I've been making them for a long time. A little hint, try using Rhodes, "Texas Sized" frozen roll dough. This makes them the perfect size and alot easier to make. They must be rolled out very thin.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 03, 2011

These were alright the first day. A little bland. Not very good reheated because the cabbage breaks down.

 
Oct 30, 2007

Fabulous! Very easy to make, although I cheated a bit. I used pre-made croissant dough (garlic-butter flavor). Because the ground beef and cabbage are cooked before going into the oven, it only took 10 minutes to toast up the croissant dough before it was done. The end product was excellent. My husband said this is one of the best allrecipes’ recipe yet.

 
Sep 06, 2006

Good recipe. Our family has been making these for decades. We use homemade potato dough,ground beef ,onion, garlic,rinsed and drained sauerkraut,cabbage,salt,pepper,and worcestershire sauce. Cook all together (except the dough!)drain off liquid,fill dough balls and bake.Serve with catsup, mustard, pickles...whatever you like.Thanks for reminding me about an old family favourite comfort food !!

 
Nov 19, 2006

These Bierocks are delicious. We made our own bread using the Country White Bread recipe on this site instead of frozen dough. I also added some Worcestershire sauce, onions, garlic, seasoned pepper, hot paprika and salt. I mixed the cheese in the meat/onion/cabbage mixture after it had cooled and spooned into the dough. Yummy! Thanks for sharing this recipe!

 
Aug 24, 2006

Wonderful! Really tastes like Runzas! I did add onion, garlic and a bit of green peppers and seasoning to the meat and cabbage mixture. I also mixed shredded mozzarella and Swiss cheese instead of the plain mozzarella. One reviewer said to brush melted butter over the top after baking; I did that and it made it so much better!! The kids even liked them! I will make these again!

 
Oct 12, 2005

I love to make these. Do as others said and add onion and garlic and plenty of salt and pepper. A slice of swiss cheese is awesome. I also make a mixture of ketchup and a bit of mustard for dipping them in. Also lightly butter after they are done. These reheat in the microwave nicely on a low setting.

 
Jan 06, 2005

good, but not as good as my mom's. definately better than the resturants in NE :) do add garlic and onion though.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 750 kcal
  • 38%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 79.9 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol
  • 79 mg
  • 26%
  • Fat
  • 27.5 g
  • 42%
  • Fiber
  • 8.6 g
  • 34%
  • Protein
  • 41.2 g
  • 82%
  • Sodium
  • 1222 mg
  • 49%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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