• Dough
  • 1 1/2 cups warm water
  • 2 tablespoons dry yeast
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons shortening (melted)
  • 4 cups flour
  • Filling
  • 1 lb hamburger meat
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 onion , chopped (or less for taste)
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 2 tablespoons salad dressing (Miracle Whip)
  • 1/4 lb cheese , grated (American)
  • 1 Dough:.
  • 2 Prepare dough by combining water, yeast, sugar, and salt. Let stand a few minutes.
  • 3 Add shortening and half of flour, blending well.
  • 4 Knead in the rest of the flour until you have a firm dough.
  • 5 Place in a covered, greased bowl and let rise while you prepare filling.
  • 6 Filling:.
  • 7 Brown hamburger meat with chopped onions. Drain fat.
  • 8 Add mustard, mayonnaise, cheese, salt and pepper; mix well.
  • 9 Set aside to cool.
  • 10 Prepare Burgers:.
  • 11 Roll out dough and cut rounds using a coffee can.
  • 12 Place 2 or 3 TBS meat mixture on top.
  • 13 Fold dough over and seal edges. You can stretch dough around meat to seal (dough does not break as pie dough does).
  • 14 Place on lightly greased cookie sheet and let rise 30 minutes or so. (Cover with a dish towel to keep crust from drying out.).
  • 15 Bake at 350 degrees until lightly browned (less brown if you plan to freeze and bake later).