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Parker House Rolls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kathy Petty

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 packages active dry yeast
2 teaspoon sugar plus 6 tablespoons sugar, divided
1 cup warm water, divided
1cup warm milk
2 teaspoons salt
1 egg
2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
5 1/2 cups - 6 cups all purpose flour
3 tablespoons butter, melted, optional

Directions:
Directions:
In a large mixing bowl, dissolve yeast and 1 teaspoon sugar in1/2 cup water; let stand for 5 minutes. Add milk, salt, egg, oil, and remaining sugar and water.

Gradually add 2 cups flour; beat until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour to make a soft dough.

Turn onto a floured Surface; knead until smooth. Place in a greased bowl,Turning once to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 45 minutes.

Punch dough down. Turn onto lightly floured Surface; divide in half. Roll out each piece to 1/3" or 1/2" thickness. Cut with a floured 2 1/2 " round cutter. Brush with butter if desires.

Using the dull edge of a table knife. make an off center crease in each roll. Fold along crease so the large half is on top; press along folded edge. Place 2 inches apart on greased baking sheet. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 30 minutes.

Bake at 375 for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 1/2 dozen

 

 

 

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