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robin's outstanding dinner rolls

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Suzy Nelson
Los Osos, CA

I begged for this recipe many, many years ago at a church potluck. Robin was from "the South" with twinkling eyes and a ready laugh and just about anything from her kitchen could make you groan with pleasure. These lovely dinner rolls have saved me many times when I've wanted some homemade rolls but knew come cooking day I wouldn't be able to manage the time. I always keep a bag of Self-Rising flour in the freezer. I throw the dough together the day before and refrigerate it. No kneading is necessary at all. When everything's just about ready I plop dough into muffin tins and just pop them in the oven. Works really well on Thanksgiving!

★★★★★ 1
serves makes 1 1/2 dozen

Ingredients For robin's outstanding dinner rolls

  • 1 pkg
    active dry yeast
  • 1/3 c
    sugar
  • 2 c
    warm water
  • 1
    beaten egg
  • 3/4 c
    melted butter
  • 4 c
    self-rising flour

How To Make robin's outstanding dinner rolls

  • 1
    In large bowl dissolve yeast and sugar in warm water. (Test water temp. with finger to make sure it is comfortably warm--not hot--this will kill the yeast!)
  • 2
    Add beaten egg and butter. Hand mix well.
  • 3
    Add flour. Hand mix dough thoroughly.
  • 4
    Cover dough with plastic wrap and refrigerate several hours (minimum 4 hours or overnight).
  • 5
    When ready to bake, preheat oven 400 degrees. Spoon dough into greased muffin tins. Bake 20-25 minutes.

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