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parker house rolls

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Janice Ross
Citronelle, AL

We love bread! I also love to bake bread. This is a recipe from my mother's old cookbook that I inherited. These are pretty easy to do. You can freeze them and they are really handy if you should have unexpected guests.

(4 ratings)
yield 8 -24
prep time 1 Hr 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For parker house rolls

  • 1 c
    sweet milk
  • 1 pkg
  • 1 c
    warm water
  • 1 tsp
  • 2
  • 3/4 c
  • 6 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    snowdrift (i have substitued crisco)

How To Make parker house rolls

  • 1
    Scald(do not boil) sweet milk and let cool. Dissolve yeast in warm water.
  • 2
    Beat eggs, add sugar and stir into dissolved yeast and add milk. Sift flour into bowl and make well in center.
  • 3
    Pour liquid and into flour and sprinkle some flour over top. Make sure you stir all of this up. Let rise at least 1 hour or until well risen.
  • 4
    Add Snowdrift and salt and knead in. Roll dough out, cut size desired, spread with melted butter and fold over.
  • 5
    Let rise and when risen bake at 350 degrees until fully baked but not brown. Take from stove, cool, and freeze.
  • 6
    When ready to use bake either frozen or thawed at 400 degrees until brown.