Best Potato Rolls Ever
  • Cooking Time: 12-14
  • Servings: 18
  • 1 pkg. dry or 1 sm. cake compressed yeast
  • 1/4 c. warm water
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 c. milk, scalded
  • 1/3 c. sugar
  • 1/2 c. mashed potato
  • 3 1/2 c. sifted flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 c. melted butter
  1. Soften yeast in warm water and combine scalded milk, mashed potato, salt and sugar.
  2. Cool to lukewarm. Add softened yeast and mix well.
  3. Add 2 cups flour and beat until smooth. Add butter and well beaten egg and mix. Add remaining flour gradually and knead until smooth and satiny.
  4. Place in a lightly greased bowl also greasing surface of dough lightly. Cover and allow to rise in a warm place until doubled in size, about 1 hour.
  5. Turn out on lightly floured board, punch down and cover with a cloth and allow to rest 10 minutes.
  6. Divide dough into 18 equal parts and mold each part into a bun. Place 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheet.
  7. Brush lightly with additional butter and cover.
  8. Allow to rise in warm place until doubled in size, about 45 minutes.
  9. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven 12-14 minutes.
Right now these are rising on my counter. They truly live up to their name. Enjoy.