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Refrigerator Yeast Rolls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debbie Houston
Added: Tuesday, November 27, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c boiling water
2 Tbsp (heaping) shortening
2/3 c sugar
1 Tbsp salt
2 pkg. yeast
1/2 c lukewarm water
1 Tbsp sugar
2 eggs lightly beaten
8 c all purpose flour ( approximately)

Directions:
Directions:
pour boiling water over shortening and 2/3 cup sugar and salt. cool to lukewarm. put yeast in 1/2 cup lukewarm water, add 1 tablespoon sugar. Let this sit for about 5 minutes or until it rises to the top of the cup. Add eggs to cooled shortening. add yeast. add 8 cups flour ( approximately enough for a soft dough). and place in a large bowl. cover with saran and/or cloth. Dough should be at least 4 to 6 inches from top of bowl, as it will rise in the refrigerator. place bowl in the refrigerator overnight (and up to 2 weeks). When ready to use, take out, punch down and make desired number of rolls return unused to refrigerator for next time. shape rolls and place in greased pan, cover with wax paper and let rise 2 - 2 1/2 hours. Bake. This recipe is good for almost any kind of rolls, dinner, hamburger cinnamon etc.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
for cinnamon - roll dough into rectangle, brush with melted butter, sprinkle with cinnamon, sugar, and raisins (if desired). roll in jelly roll fashion. cut into approximately 1 inch rolls, place in greased pan, let rise 2 - 2 1/2 hours, bake at 375 until brown. glaze with powdered sugar, milk icing.

 

 

 

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