Mama's Rolls
  • Servings: 30
  • 1/4 c. warm water (110-115)
  • 2 pkg. active dry yeast
  • 1 c. milk
  • 1 c. butter
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 6-6 1/2 c. all purpose flour
  • 2 Tblsp. butter, melted
  1. Stir together the warm water and yeast; set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan, heat and stir milk, 1 c. butter, sugar and salt just until warm (120-130) and butter almost melts.
  3. In a very large bowl,combine milk mixture, yeast mixture and eggs. Stir in 4-1/2 c. flour.
  4. Cover and let rise in a warm place until nearly double.
  5. Stir dough down.Using a wooden spoon, stir in as much of the remaining flour as you can.
  6. Turn the dough out onto a floured surface. Knead in enough of the remaining flour to make a moderately soft dough that is smooth and
  7. elastic. (3-5 min.)
  8. Cover and let rest for 10 minutes(dough will be soft).
  9. Brush three 9 inch round baking pans with
  10. some of the melted butter; set aside.
  11. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to about
  12. 1/2 inch thickness.
  13. Using a 2-1/2 inch round cutter, cut dough into about 30 rounds, re-rolling dough as necessary.
  14. Brush rounds with remaining melted butter.
  15. Fold each round nearly in half, buttered side inside, so that the top slightly over-laps the bottom.
  16. Divide rolls evenly among pans. Cover; let rise in a warm place until almost double (about 45 min).
  17. Bake at 350 degrees for about 20 min. or until golden.
  18. Invert onto wire racks to cool.