Yield
2 dozen

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine shortening, sugar, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Pour boiling water over shortening mixture, stirring until shortening melts and sugar dissolves. Cool to 105° to 115°.

Step 2

Dissolve yeast in warm water; stir well. Let stand 5 minutes. Add 1 cup flour to shortening mixture; stir well. Add yeast mixture, egg, and remaining flour, stirring until blended.

Step 3

Turn dough out on a floured surface, and knead 3 or 4 times. Place in a greased bowl, turning to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 55 minutes or until doubled in bulk.

Step 4

Punch dough down, and shape into 1-inch balls. Place 1/2 inch apart in a greased 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking pan. Cover and let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 1 hour or until doubled in bulk. Bake at 400° for 10 to 15 minutes.

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