Momma’s Homemade Yeast Rolls
Combine the following 5 ingredients in large bowl and cut with pastry cutter:
1/2 c. shortening
1/2 c. sugar
1 t. salt
2 pkg. yeast
2 c. flour (+3 more cups you save for later!)
Beat 2 eggs in a 2 c. measuring cup.
Fill cup to 2 cup mark with hot water. Pour over dry mixture.
Slowly add 3 more cups flour. Continue kneading.
Cover. Let rise 20 minutes in a warm oven.
Pour onto a floured surface.
Knead. Flatten with hands into a large pizza shape. Cut with a pizza cutter into 16 slices.
Roll up from wide end to a point. Place in greased pans leaving space for rolls to double in size.
Can shape like a crescent or lay on the side where swirl shows.
Cover. Let rise in warm oven at least 20 min. Remove from oven.
Preheat oven to 375F. Bake 20-30 min. depending on how dark you prefer rolls.
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