Make-Ahead Refrigerator Rolls

READY IN: 12hrs 10mins




  • Mix warm water and yeast in a a large bowl; add sugar and salt and mix. Add three cups of flour (mix), add shortening and egg (mix). Add three more cups flour; if dough is thin add 1/2 cup more flour.
  • Grease the bottom and sides of a bowl, put the dough in, turn to coat, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate overnight. In the morning you are ready for your rolls!
  • About two hours before baking cut off amount needed (return other half to fridge) and shape into rolls.* Place in a greased pan and set rolls on it, let rise until double (about 1 1/2 hours)
  • Brush with melted butter and bake at 350 degrees F until lightly golden, around 20-30 minutes.
  • *NOTE: For cresent shaped rolls roll dough into a circle, cut wedges, and roll up. For clover leaf rolls, roll dough into small balls and place 3 balls per greased cupcake pan cup.