Dad's Potato Rolls

Recipe by LutieLu
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 6
YIELD: 20 rolls
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl mix 1 cup of warm water, 1/2 cup sugar and 1 package of yeast. Set aside to soften.
  • In another bowl blend 1/2 cup instant potatoes and 1/2 cup warm water.
  • Add potatoes to the yeast mixture.
  • Add 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 cup shortening, 2 eggs and 2 cups of flour, beat well.
  • Cover and set aside for 10 minutes.
  • Mix in the remaining 3 to 3 1/2 cups of flour.
  • Knead dough for 5 minutes and place in a well greased bowl.
  • Cover with a damp towel and let rise.
  • When dough has doubled in size, knead it down.
  • Shape as desired, we use about fist sized rolls.
  • Place on lightly greased cookie sheet and cook for about 15 to 20 minutes.
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