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Granny Knox's Refrigerator Rolls

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“This recipe came from an old Wesson oil pamphlet that my husband's grandmother used. These rolls were her specialty! They are easy to put together, and can be made 2 or 3 days ahead; just shape, rise & bake when you want them. Makes 4 dozen medium rolls. Cooking time includes rising time. To make Cinnamon Rolls, use 1/4 recipe of dough, roll out 8" X 12". Spread with softened butter, and sprinkle with a mixture of 1/4 cup brown sugar, 2 teaspoons cinnamon and 2 Tablespoons flour. Roll up starting on the long side, cut in 12 slices, and place cut side down in buttered 9 X 13 pan. Let rise, and bake at 400 degrees F. for 15 minutes. Remove from pan, and drizzle with powdered sugar glaze.”
READY IN:
2hrs 20mins
SERVES:
48
YIELD:
48 rolls
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Soften yeast in the warm water in a large bowl. Add sugar, salt, and half the flour. Beat thoroughly for 2 minutes.
  2. Add egg and oil, beat to combine. Gradually beat in remaining flour until smooth.
  3. Cover dough with a damp cloth and wax paper; place in refrigerator. OR Place dough in a large ziploc bag, press out excess air, and place in refrigerator. Dough may be stored 2-3 days. Punch down occasionally as dough rises in refrigerator.
  4. About 2 hours before baking, shape into rolls, roll in melted butter, and place in buttered pan. Cover, place in warm spot, and let rise until light, 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
  5. Bake at 400 degrees F for 12 to 15 minutes until golden brown.

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