Easy Potato Rolls

Total Time
2hrs 20mins
2 hrs
20 mins

Delish! Prep time includes rising and shaping. Begin checking after 20 minutes baking and cook til golden. This came from a book called Meat and Potatoes.

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  1. In a large bowl, cream sugar& shortening.
  2. Add potatoes, salt and eggs.
  3. In a small bowl dissolve yeast in 2/3 cups warm water; add to creamed mixture.
  4. Beat in 2 cups flour & remaining water.
  5. Add enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
  6. Shape into ball.
  7. (Don't knead) Put in greased bowl and turn to grease top.
  8. Cover and rise 1 hour.
  9. Punch down.
  10. Divide into 3 parts.
  11. Shape each part into 15 balls and put into 3 pans.
  12. Cover and let rise for 30 minutes.
  13. Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes.
  14. Remove from pans and cool on wire racks.
  15. (I use instant mashed potatoes, prepared).
  16. May be frozen.
  17. I also make them earlier than needed and cook them only until firm so I can finish cooking them just before my meal.