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This recipe for Somebody's Mama's Rolls, by Linda Nabors, is from Mad Marshian Cookbook,
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¾ c. shortening 1 c. boiling water 2 eggs, beaten ¾ c. sugar 2 tsp. salt 1 c. cold water 2 pkg. yeast ½ c. lukewarm water 4 ½ c. white flour 3 c. whole-wheat flour
Combine shortening and boiling water; stir until shortening is melted. Combine eggs, sugar and salt; beat in cold water. Combine yeast and lukewarm water; stir until yeast is dissolved. Combine the three water mixtures and add the white flour; mix thoroughly. Gently blend in whole-wheat flour. Cover and chill in refrigerator overnight. Next day, punch down, shape into rolls and let rise in four buttered round pans until light.
Bake in 425º oven 15 to 20 minutes, until lightly browned. Yields 32 rolls.
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