Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 4-1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast

  2. 1/2 cup warm water (110 to 115 )

  3. 2 cups warm milk (110 to 115 )

  4. 6 tablespoons shortening

  5. 2 eggs

  6. 1/4 cup sugar

  7. 1-1/2 teaspoons salt

  8. 7 to 7-1/2 cups all-purpose flour

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Pillow-Soft Dinner Rolls Recipe photo by Taste of Home In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add the milk, shortening, eggs, sugar, salt and 3 cups flour. Beat until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.

  2. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes (dough will be sticky). Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.

  3. Punch dough down. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; divide into 24 pieces. Shape each into a roll. Place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 30 minutes.

  4. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks. Yield: 2 dozen.


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