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Delicious and Easy Yeast Roll Recipe

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword bread, rolls
Prep Time 12 hours
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 people
Author 11 Magnolia Lane


  • 3 packages rapid rise yeast
  • 1 c warm water
  • 1 c shortening
  • 3/4 c sugar
  • 1 c boiling water
  • 1 t salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 5 c unsifted flour


  1. Dissolve yeast in 1 c warm water and set aside.

  2. Using a mixer with paddle attachment, cream together shortening and sugar. Add boiling water and mix until melted. Add salt and eggs (one at a time) and dissolved yeast. Then add unsifted flour, 1/2 c at a time.

  3. Place in a well-greased bowl and cover. Refrigerate overnight. Take out half of dough and knead about 100 times on a well-floured board. Roll out, cut into small pieces, and place into greased pan. Repeat with other half of dough. Let rise 4 hours.

  4. Bake at 425° for 11-15 minutes (ovens may vary so watch carefully!). Serve immediately or wrap in foil and reheat at 350° for five minutes before serving.