Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 package dry yeast

  2. 1/2 cup lukewarm water

  3. 1 cup milk

  4. 2/3 cup shortening

  5. 1/2 cup granulated sugar

  6. 1 teaspoon salt

  7. 1 cup mashed potatoes

  8. Flour

  9. 2 eggs, beaten

  10. Dissolve yeast in lukewarm water. Scald milk and add shortening, sugar, salt and mashed potatoes.

  11. When cooled to lukewarm, add the dissolved yeast. Mix thoroughly and add just enough flour to make

  12. a thin batter. Cover and set in a warm place until double in bulk.

  13. Add eggs and stir in enough flour to make a stiff dough (dough will leave sides of bowl when stirred).

  14. Turn out on a slightly floured board and knead thoroughly until smooth and pliable. Place in a greased

  15. bowl. Cover with a cloth and place in the refrigerator.

  16. When ready to make rolls, pinch off dough, shape, place on greased baking sheet and let rise until

  17. 1 1/2 to 2 hours

  18. 400 degrees F for 15 to 20 minutes. Dough may be placed in greased muffin tins. Grease rolls

  19. on top and allow to rise. In baking, just as they begin to brown, brush with butter. Dough will keep

  20. about 1 week in refrigerator.

  21. Makes about 60 rolls.


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