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Mama's Favorite Yeast Rolls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Philda Starks
Added: Saturday, September 20, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pkg yeast
1/4 cup lukewarm water
1/4 cup shortening
1 1/4 tsp salt
3 1/2 Tbsp sugar
1 cup boiling water
1 egg, beaten
3 1/2 cups flour

Directions:
Directions:
Dissolve yeast in the lukewarm water. Put shortening, salt, and sugar in a mixing bowl. Add boiling water and stir until ingredients are dissolved. Let cool; when lukewarm--add yeast. Add beaten egg, mix well, then add flour. Beat until smooth. Put dough in a large greased mixing bowl. Cover with a plate. Place in refrigerator for 2-24 hrs. Pour dough onto a floured surface. Pinch off dough, shape into small balls, dip in melted butter. Put 3-4 balls in each greased muffin cup. Let rise in a warm place for an hour. Bake at 425 for 20 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Never enough!
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
So good it doesn't matter!
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These are what Mama made for years every Sunday--no easy task! Just because we loved them!!

 

 

 

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