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Added: Friday, April 10, 2009


Parker House Rolls:

1 cup water
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
3/4 cup sugar
1 1/3 teaspoons salt
1 cup warm water (105-115) degrees
2 packages dry yeast
2 eggs, slightly beaten
6 cups flour

Orange Rolls:

1/2 recipe Parker House Rolls
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
11/z teaspoons grated orange peel
2 cups confectioners sugar
3-4 tablespoons orange juice

Parker House Rolls:

Bring I cup water to boil in a saucepan. Remove
from stove Add butter and shortening. Stir until
melted. Add sugar and salt. Cool to lukewarm.

Pour 1 cup warm water into a large bowl. Be
sure the water temperature is between 105 and 115
degrees. Sprinkle yeast over water and stir to
dissolve. Add butter mixture and eggs to dissolved
yeast. Add 6 cups flour or enough to make a thick
dough. Mix thoroughly. Cover and let rise in
refrigerator overnight.
About 2 to 2½ hours before serving, turn dough out on floured board. Roll to ¼ to ¼-inch thickness. Cut dough with a biscuit cutter and fold
each m half. Place in a greased pan. Let rise l to 2 hours. Bake at 400 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes. Rolls can be frozen.

Orange Rolls:

Divide the half recipe of Parker House Rolls dough
in half. On a lightly floured surface, roll each
portion in a 12 x 8-inch rectangle.

Combine butter, sugar and orange peel. Spread
evenly over each rectangle, using all of the
mixture. Roll each rectangle in jelly roll style
beginning with the long side. Slice each roll into
18 equal pieces. Place slices in cupcake papers in
muffin pans or use 3 greased 8 or 9-inch baking
pans. Let rolls rise 1½ hours. Bake at 375 degrees
for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Combine confectioners’ sugar and orange
juice. Drizzle over arm rolls to glaze. Freezes very well.

These delightful rolls can be baked in “give away’
pans and presented as special gifts.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
48 parker house 36 orange rolls




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