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Beautiful Brown Rolls

 Beautiful Brown Rolls
I love to make bread and have baked many, many dozens of these rolls over the years. I've given the recipe to numerous friends, and they all agree these light-textured rolls are outstanding.
36 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + rising Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 5-3/4 to 6-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • Melted butter

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine boiling water and oats; cool to lukewarm
  • (110° to 115°). Meanwhile, dissolve yeast in warm water;
  • stir into oat mixture. Add the eggs, molasses, oil, sugar and salt.
  • Add enough flour to form a soft dough. Turn onto a floured surface;
  • knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place in a
  • greased bowl, turning once to grease top. Cover and let rise in a
  • warm place until doubled, about 1 hour. Punch dough down. Divide
  • into 36 pieces and shape into rolls. Place on greased baking sheets.
  • Cover and let rise until doubled, about 30 minutes. Bake at 375°
  • for 20-25 minutes. Brush with butter. Cool on wire racks. Yield: 3
  • dozen.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 132 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 39 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.