How to make it

  • In a very large bowl, dissolve the yeast in the warm water. Stir in sugar;let stand for 5 minutes. Stir in egg, and 1/4 cup melted butter and the salt. Stir in as much flour as possible.
  • Turn dough out onto a lightly foured surface, Kneasd in enough of the remaining flour to make a moderately stiff dough that is smooth and elastic (6-8 minutes no more). Shape into a ball and place in a lightly greased bowl; turn once to grease surface of dough. Cover; let rise in a warm place until double in size (45-60 minutes)
  • Punch down. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface, divide in half, cover and let rest 10 minutes. Meanwhile, lightly grease one 1
  • 15x10x1 inch baking pan or two (2) 13x9x2 inch pans. Divide each half of the dough into 12 pieces. To shape, gently pull each dough piece into a ball, tucking the edges under.
  • Place the shaped rolls in the prepared pan(s), cover and let rise in a warm place until nearly double in size (about 30 minutes) Preheat the oven to 350 F. Optional - brush rolls with some of the 3 tablespoons melted butter.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 15-18 minutes or until golden brown. Brush rolls w/remaining melted butter if desired. Transfer rolls to wire racks; cool completely.
  • Thank you.. Joyce larson of New Market,, Iowa for this family recipe.

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    " It was excellent "
    tinadunlap ate it and said...
    Trying this now but i have cut the recipe in 1/2. there are only 2 of us. i'll let you know how they turned out. well, i'm back. the rolls were pretty as a picture. my nhusband loved them. this is a keeper. many thanks, tinad
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  • krumkake 10 years ago
    One of my new year resolutions is to learn to make my own bread, and this recipe sounds like a perfect place to start...thanks for the share!
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  • rosemaryblue 10 years ago
    I am a bread maker, and I love homemade rolls! Great recipe, and I love King Arthur Flour!
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