Mimi's Rolls

Recipe by Mimi in Maine
READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
YIELD: 4-5 dozen




  • Dissolve the yeast and sugar in the lukewarm water; let proof for about 15 minutes.
  • Add the lukewarm milk, butter, sugar, and salt; mix well.
  • Add 4 cups of the flour and mix well.
  • Add the beaten eggs and mix well.
  • Add the last of the flour adding only enough to get a soft dough (probably will need most of it).
  • Place on floured board and knead for about 3 minutes.
  • Place in a greased bowl and rise once--about 1-1 1/2 hours.
  • Make rolls and place on a greased pan.
  • Rise till rounded in pan--about 1 hour--don't over-rise.
  • Bake in a 375-400 degree oven for about 10-15 minutes--if they are getting too brown, cover them with a piece of foil.
  • CHEESE FINGERS: Make dough fingers about 2"-3" long; dip one side in melted butter and then in parmesan cheese--bake.