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This recipe for DINNER ROLLS is from A Celebration of Love & Cooking, one of the cookbooks created at We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!



1 package active dry yeast or 1 cake compressed yeast
cup water
1 cup scalded milk
cup sugar
cup Crisco
1 teaspoon salt
3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 egg

Soften active dry yeast in warm water (110), compressed yeast in lukewarm water (85).

Combine milk, sugar, shortening and salt, cool to lukewarm.

Add 1 cup of the flour, beat well.

Beat in softened yeast and egg. Gradually add remaining flour to form soft dough, beating well.

Cover and let rise in warm place till double (1 to 2 hours).

Turn out on lightly floured surface and shape as desired.

Let dough rise again, then bake at 400 for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Remove from oven and brush with butter.




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