Refrigerator Rolls / Icebox Rolls

Recipe by luvmybge
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READY IN: 12hrs 15mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pour 1 cup boiling water over shortening in a large bowl, stirring to melt shortening.
  • Let stand 30 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • Stir together yeast, 1/2 cup warm water, and 1 teaspoon sugar in a glass measuring cup; let mixture stand 5 minutes Beat eggs at medium speed using a heavy-duty stand mixer; add 1/2 cup sugar and salt.
  • Add shortening mixture and yeast mixture.
  • Reduce speed to low, and gradually add 5 cups flour, beating until blended.
  • Cover and chill dough 12 hours or up to 5 days.
  • Turn dough out on a lightly floured surface, and roll to 1/4-inch thickness.
  • Cut with a lightly floured 2 1/2-inch round cutter.
  • Make a crease across the middle of each dough round with a knife, and fold in half; gently press edges to seal.
  • Place rolls on lightly greased baking sheets.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place (85°F), free from drafts, 1 1/2 hours or until doubled in bulk.
  • Brush rolls evenly with melted butter.
  • Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Brush again with melted butter, if desired.
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