School Lunch Rolls

This recipe came from the files of a retired cafeteria manager from Pascagoula, Mississippi.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 pounds plain flour
  • 1/2 cup dry milk
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons salt
  • 1/4 cup instant yeast
  • 3/4 cup melted, cooled butter or shortening (room temperature)
  • 3 cups lukewarm water

Instructions

  1. Sift together all of the dry ingredients. Mix well.
  2. Add yeast, lukewarm water and cooled melted butter. Beat 15 minutes (important). Let rise.
  3. Roll out to 1/2- to 3/4-inch thick. Cut out rolls with cutter. Place on greased pans. Let rise again.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F until done.
  5. Butter tops.

Serves 65.