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Perfect Dinner Rolls

 Perfect Dinner Rolls
These rolls melt in your mouth. I loved them as a child, and I'm happy to make them for my kids because I know I am making for them the same wonderful memories my mom made for me! —Gayleen Grote, Battle View, North Dakota
24 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + rising Bake: 15 min.


  • 1 tablespoon active dry yeast
  • 2-1/4 cups warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1/4 cup powdered nondairy creamer
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 6 to 7 cups bread flour


  • In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add the sugar,
  • shortening, creamer, salt and 5 cups flour. Beat until smooth. Stir
  • in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough (dough will be
  • sticky).
  • Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about
  • 6-8 minutes. Place in a bowl coated with cooking spray, turning once
  • to coat the top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled,
  • about 1 hour.
  • Punch dough down. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; divide into 24
  • pieces. Shape each into a roll. Place 2 in. apart on baking sheets
  • coated with cooking spray. Cover and let rise until doubled, about
  • 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350°. Bake 12-15 minutes or until
  • lightly browned. Remove from pans to wire racks. Yield: 2 dozen.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 roll equals 142 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 222 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.