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Potato Rolls


  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 1 cup tightly packed mashed potatoes
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 well-beaten eggs
  • 1 cup milk (at room temperature)
  • 1 envelope yeast, dissolved in 2 cup lukewarm water

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  1. Thoroughly mix the shortening, potatoes, sugar and salt.
  2. When well mixed, add eggs, milk and yeast water. Work into a dough, then set to rise for two hours.
  3. Make a soft dough by adding 4 cups flour and set to rise again.
  4. Make into rolls or a loaf, butter the top with melted butter, and set to rise again.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees F.