Homemade Rolls

by | Nov 24, 2015 | 0 comments

Homemade Rolls

Difficulty: Medium


  • Initial five ingredients in large bowl:
  • 1/2 c. shortening

  • 1/2 c. sugar

  • 1 t. salt

  • 2 pkg. yeast

  • 2 c. flour

  • Additional ingredients added later (see Directions):
  • 2 eggs

  • Hot water

  • 3 c. flour


  • Combine the initial five ingredients (shortening, sugar, salt, yeast, flour) in large bowl and cut with pastry cutter.
  • Beat 2 eggs in a 2 c. measuring cup.
  • Fill cup to 2 cup mark with hot water. Pour over dry mixture. 
  • Slowly add 3 c. flour.
  • Cover. Let rise 20 minutes in a warm oven. 
  • Pour onto a floured surface.
  • Knead. Flatten with hands into a large pizza shape. Cut with a pizza cutter into 16 slices.
  • Roll up from wide end to a point. Place in greased pans leaving space for rolls to double in size. 
  • Can shape like a crescent or lay on the side where swirl shows.
  • Cover. Let rise in warm oven at least 20 min. Remove from oven.
  • Preheat oven to 375F. Bake 20-30 min. depending on how dark you prefer rolls. 
  • Enjoy!

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