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Heavenly Dinner Rolls Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + rising Bake: 10 min. YIELD:60 servings

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

  • 1. 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 each: 106 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 82mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (4g sugars, trace fiber), 2g protein

Reviews for Heavenly Dinner Rolls

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2010

"these rolls are very delicious"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2010

"i like this recipe for roll. it good but it missing something. but their still good."

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