Mom’s Dinner Rolls


3 1/2 Cups All-Purpose Flour
1 Package Active Dry Yeast
1 1/4 Cups Milk
1/4 Cup Sugar
1/4 Cup Shortening or Margerine or Butter
1 TSP Salt
1 Egg


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine 1 1/2 Cups of the flour and all of the yeast.
  2. Separately, heat milk, sugar, shortening, and salt till just warm stirring constantly till shortening almost melts. Add to dry mixture.
  3. Add egg, beat at low speed of electric mixer for 1/2 minute, scraping bowl. Beat 3 minutes at high speed. By hand, stir in remaining flour to make a soft dough. Shape into a ball.
  4. Place in a lightly greased bowl, turn ball once to grease surface. Cover, let rise in warm place till double 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
  5. Punch down, turn out on floured surface. Cover, let rest for 10 minutes.
  6. Shape into large circle, cut like a pizza. Roll into croissant shape. Cover, let rise in warm place for 30 to 45 minutes.
  7. Bake on a greased baking sheet at 400º for 10 to 12 minutes.

Recipe from Mom.

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