about 1 1/2 dozen

How to Make It

Step 1

Dissolve yeast and 1 teaspoon sugar in warm water; stir well. Let stand 5 minutes or until bubbly.

Step 2

Combine remaining sugar, eggs, shortening, milk, and salt in a large mixing bowl; stir until sugar and salt are dissolved. Add yeast mixture, stirring well. Stir in enough flour to make a soft dough.

Step 3

Place dough in a greased bowl, turning to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 1 hour or until doubled in bulk. Punch dough down, and let rest 5 minutes.

Step 4

Lightly grease muffin pans. Shape dough into 2-inch balls; place 1 ball in each muffin cup. Cover and repeat rising procedure 45 minutes or until doubled in bulk. Bake at 400° for 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Brush with melted butter.

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