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Grammy Kenney's Yeast Rolls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kris Zinn - Davenport
Added: Friday, August 29, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. milk
1/2 c. Crisco
1 c. sugar
3 eggs
1 T. salt
2 pkgs dry yeast (and a 1/2 c. warm water)
9 c. Gold Medal All purpose flour

Directions:
Directions:
Scald together milk and Crisco. Set aside to cool to lukewarm. Beat sugar, eggs and salt until creamy. Add 1/2 c. of warm water to 2 yeast packages - dissolve completely. Add all above ingredients to flour. Knead until manageable and then turn onto floured board. Continue kneading until smooth. Lightly grease mixing bowl and place dough in. Keep in warm area away from drafts - allow to double in size. Stir down once if you have time and let rise again. Turn over to board and roll out to approximately 1/2 " thickness.
Using a round biscuit cutter or large mouthed glass cut out rolls. Fold in half and place on greased pans. Let rise until double.
Bake at 425 oven until golden brown. Brush tops with melted butter just before removing from oven.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
4 hours to include rising times
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My grandmother, Kathleen, was taught how to bake pastries by her mother-in-law as a 16 year old newlywed . Like Granny Davenport, she never used measurements, but passed this recipe down to me the best she could guess-timate.

 

 

 

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