I have been wanting to give these a try and since I was making bread today thought it would be a good time..Let me tell you they are GREAT if you like yeast rolls...
Raptors Yeast Rolls...
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Thanks Raptor and yes they are very good and are on my regular bread making list. I have given the recipe to several other bread makers around here and one of my friends serves them in her cafe for lunch everyday...Thanks again for posting it..
Here you go Dave, Enjoy.
This is a basic yeast dough recipe and can be used to make rolls, crescents, knots etc.
Makes about 5 dozen dinner-size rolls
1½ cups milk
½ cup ( 1 stick ) butter or margarine
¼ cup sugar
2 teaspoons salt
2 envelopes active dry yeast
½ cup very warm water
8 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1. Heat milk with butter, sugarand salt in a small saucepan until butter melts; cool to lukewarm.
2. Sprinkle yeast into very warm water in a large bowl.Stir in 1 teaspoon sugar.Stir until yeast dissolves. Let stand until bubbly and double in volume, about 10 mins.
3. Stir in cooled milk mixture and beat in eggs. Beat in enough flour to make a soft dough; turn out onto lightly floured surface. Knead until smooth and elastic, abot 5 mins. Adding only enough flour to keep the dough from sticking.
4. Place dough in large greased bowl; turn to bring greased side up. Cover bowl with clean towel. Let rise in warm place, away from drafts, 1½ hours, or until double in bulk.
5. Punch dough down; Shape into rolls, knots, crescents, etc.Place rolls into greased baking pans.( if making crescents place on greased cookie sheets). Cover rolls with clean towel; let rise again in a warm place, away from drafts., 45 mins or until double in bulk.
6. Bake in moderate oven (375º) for 20 mins, or until golden.Brush tops lightly with butter if you wish. Serve hot.