Quick Dinner Rolls
From start to ready-to-eat, it only takes about 90 minutes for these yeast rolls.
1 (0.25-ounce) packet active dry yeast, or 2 1/4 teaspoons
1 cup water
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 cups all-purpose or bread flour
1 large egg
2 tablespoons vegetable shortening, melted
- Dissolve yeast in warm water and allow to stand for 10 minutes.
- In a bowl, add the yeast mixture, sugar, salt, and 1 cup flour. Beat with a spoon until smooth. Stir in egg, then melted and cooled shortening. Beat in 1 1/2 cups flour gradually until smooth.
- Cover and let rise for about 30 minutes. Grease a muffin tin and fill half full. Let rise to the top about 20 to 30 minutes.
- Bake in preheated oven at 400°F (205°C) for 15 to 20 minutes.
Makes 24 dinner rolls.