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Bring water to a rolling boil. Add sugar and Crisco to large bowl. Add boiling water and stir until dissolved. Allow to cool lukewarm. Add egg to mixture and stir.
In a small bowl, add 1/2 cup of lukewarm water and yeast. then stir until dissolved. Add to other mixture and stir.
Add flour and mix to a dough consistency. If the dough is still sticky, add a flour a little at a time until you can form a ball.