The Lechasseurs' Recipes

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Grammie Fryer’s Dinner Rolls


1 cup scalded milk
2 Tbsp shortening
1 egg
1 tsp salt
2 Tbsp + 1 tsp sugar
½ cup warm water
1 Tbsp (or packet) yeast
3½ cups of white flour


Scald 1 cup of milk (heat in a sauce pan just to about boiling). Combine milk, shortening, egg, sugar and salt in a large bowl; then cool to lukewarm.

Dissolve 1 teaspoon of sugar into ½ cup warm water; sprinkle yeast over this. Once yeast has risen, add to milk mixture.

Beat and stir in approx. 3½ cups of white flour. Knead. Cover with a tea towel and let rise until double in bulk.

Punch down, knead and shape into rolls. Let rise again.

Bake at 400°F for 10-15 minutes.

Evelyn (Dolly) Fryer