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Potato Rolls

Servings: 24

Ingredients

  • 1 TBS yeast
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1/2 cup + 1 TBS sugar (divided)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed potatoes
  • 5 1/2 to 6 1/2 cups flour

Instructions

  • Dissolve the yeast in the warm water in a large mixing bowl. Sprinkle with 1 TBS sugar. Allow to proof for about 5 minutes till a nice foam is there.
  • Add in the butter, remaining sugar, salt and eggs and mix well.
  • Add in the mashed potatoes and stir to combine.
  • Add in the flour, mixing well, after 5 1/2 cups add about 1/4 cup at a time until the dough is not so sticky and pulls from the edges.
  • Knead for about 5 minutes.
  • Cover the dough with a towel and allow to rise for 45 minutes to 1 hour until it has doubled in size.
  • Punch down the dough and separate into 24 balls, rolling one at a time and placing into either two greased 9x13 baking sheets or onto 1 large greased cookie sheet.
  • Cover with a towel and allow to rise for 30-45 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes until the rolls are golden brown.
  • Spread tops with butter and bake for 1-2 additional minutes.
  • And enjoy.