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Soft Yeast Pan Rolls

 Soft Yeast Pan Rolls
Want to do something special for a good friend or neighbor? Bake them a pan of these melt-in-your-mouth rolls!
27 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + rising Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast
  • 1 teaspoon plus 2/3 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 eggs
  • 7 to 7-1/2 cups all-purpose flour

Directions

  • In a small bowl, dissolve yeast and 1 teaspoon sugar in warm water;
  • let stand for 5 minutes. In a large bowl, cream the butter,
  • shortening, salt and remaining sugar until light and fluffy. Add
  • boiling water; cool to 110°-115°. Add eggs and yeast
  • mixture; beat until smooth. Stir in 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. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; divide into
  • thirds. Divide each portion into nine pieces; shape into balls.
  • Place in three greased 9-in. round baking pans. Cover and let rise
  • until doubled, about 30 minutes.
  • Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in

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Soft Yeast Pan Rolls (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • pans on wire racks. Yield: 27 rolls.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 206 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 127 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.