Refrigerator Rolls

Refrigerator Rolls Recipe

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Melanie B


The American Woman's Cook Book 1946

This was my ex-husband's grandmother's cookbook. Beside this recipe she wrote "GOOD, use 1/2 recipe". This is the recipe for a whole batch. I sure do miss her.


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36 rolls
15 Min


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3/4 c
1 c
boiling water or scalded milk
eggs beaten
3/4 c
2 tsp
1 c
cold water
cakes yeast (see note below)
1/2 c
lukewarm water
7 1/2 c
sifted flour

How to Make Refrigerator Rolls


  • 1Combine shortening and boiling water; stir until shortening is melted.
  • 2Combine eggs, sugar and salt and beat in cold water.
  • 3Soften yeast in lukewarm water.
  • 4Combine the 3 mixtures and add flour.
  • 5Cover and chill overnight. Shape, let rise and bake as for standard rolls. Makes 36
  • 6The instructions for baking standard rolls says to bake in a hot oven(425) for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • 7NOTE:
    This website will tell you all about the different yeast types.

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About Refrigerator Rolls

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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