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Heavenly Dinner Rolls

 Heavenly Dinner Rolls
Several years ago, I entered this recipe in a contest sponsored by a local newspaper and was awarded a first prize! Your family and friends will give these fluffy rolls high honors, too!—Joan Priefert, Overland Park, Kansas
60 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + rising Bake: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 4 cups warm milk (110° to 115°)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 7 to 7-1/2 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Melted butter, optional

Directions

  • In a bowl, dissolve yeast in water. Add milk, sugar, shortening and
  • 4 cups flour; beat until smooth. Cover and let rise in a warm place
  • for 2 hours. Add baking powder, baking soda, salt and enough
  • remaining flour to form a soft, slightly sticky dough. Cover and
  • refrigerate until ready to use. Turn onto a heavily floured
  • surface; pat to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut with a biscuit cutter or
  • drop by 1/4 cupfuls onto a greased baking sheets. Cover and let
  • rise until nearly doubled, about 30 minutes. bake at 350° for
  • 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Brush tops with butter if
  • desired. Dough may be refrigerated up to 3 days. Punch down each
  • day. Yield: about 5 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 106 calories,

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Heavenly Dinner Rolls (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 82 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.