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Posted October 29, 2010 | comments Leave a comment

Heavenly Dinner Rolls

Yield: 5 dozen
2 pkgs. (1/4 oz. each) active dry yeast
1/4 c. warm water
4 c. warm milk
1 c. sugar
1 c. shortening
7-7 1/2 c. flour, divided
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
melted butter or margarine

In a mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in water. Add milk, sugar, shortening and 4 c. flour. Beat until smooth. Cover and let rise in a warm place for 2 hours. Add baking powder, baking soda, salt & enough remaining flour to form a soft, slightly sticky dough. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use. Turn onto a heavily floured surface; pat to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut with a biscuit cutter or drop by 1/4 cupfuls onto greased baking sheets. Cover and let rise until nearly doubled about 30 minutes. Bake at 350ยบ for 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Brush tops with butter. Dough may be refrigerated up to 3 days. Punch down each day.

Elaine R. Burke - Front Royal, VA


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