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Reuben Braids

This recipe is a way to make a sandwich feed a large group at once. The braid design always impresses guests. From Kellie Mulleavy: Lambertville, Michigan. Recipe published as Reuben Braids in Taste of Home June/July 2008.

  • Yield: 16 servings
  • Prep time:15 Minutes
  • Cook time:25 Minutes


  • 6 ounce(s) cooked corned beef brisket, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) (6 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 3/4 cup(s) sauerkraut, rinsed and well drained
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 tablespoon(s) Thousand Island salad dressing
  • 1 tablespoon(s) Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) dill weed
  • 2 8-ounce package(s) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon(s) sesame seeds


• In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Unroll one tube of crescent dough onto an ungreased baking sheet; seal seams and perforations.

• Spread half of corned beef filling down center of rectangle. On each long side, cut 1-in.-wide strips to within 1 in. of filling. Starting at one end, fold alternating strips at an angle across filling; seal ends. Repeat with remaining crescent dough and filling. Brush egg white over braids; sprinkle with sesame seeds.

• Bake at 375° for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire racks for 5 minutes before cutting into slices. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 2 loaves (8 servings each).

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