FAVORITE DINNER ROLLS
Makes about 16 rolls, depending on size you roll out
Prep time: about 2 hours, including rising times
2 cups water
1 cup quick oats
3 T. Butter
1 pkg (2 1/4 tsp) yeast
1/3 cup warm water
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1 T. Molasses or if you don’t have it, 1 T. White sugar
1 1/2 tsp salt
4 to 5 cups bread flour (or all-purpose)
In a sauce pan, bring water to a boil. Add oats. Cook and stir 1 minute.
Remove from heat; add butter. Cool to lukewarm.
In mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add oats, brown sugar, white sugar, salt and 4 cups flour. Beat until smooth. Add enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
Knead 4 to 6 minutes., or until smooth and elastic.
Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top..
Cover, place in warm place until doubled (about an hour). Punch down, allow to rest for 10 min..
Shape into 18 balls. Place in 2 greased 9-inch round pans. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 45 min to an hour.
Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
HALF A RECIPE WILL MAKE 8 GOOD ROLLS, PLENTY UNLESS PAPAW IS AROUND…