Crusty Water Rolls Recipe




 Active dry yeast1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)
 Shortening2 Tablespoon
 Sugar1 Tablespoon
 All purpose flour3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
 Slightly beaten egg whites2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1965 Calories from Fat 305

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 35 g53.4%

Saturated Fat 8.2 g41.1%

Trans Fat 3.9 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 109.8 mg4.6%

Total Carbohydrates 352 g117.3%

Dietary Fiber 13.3 g53.2%

Sugars 16.6 g

Protein 54 g108.5%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0.04%

Calcium 7.5% Iron 119.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Soften yeast in 14 cup warm water (110°).
Combine 3/4 cup boiling water, shortening, sugar, and 1 1/2 teaspoons salt; stir till shortening melts.
Cool to lukewarm.
Stir in 1 cup flour; beat well.
Add yeast and egg whites; beat well.
Stir in enough flour to make a soft dough.
Turn out onto floured surface; knead till smooth (about 10 minutes).
Shape into a ball.
Place in greased bowl; turn once.
Cover; let rise in warm place till double (about 1 hour).
Punch down.
Turn out.
Cover; let rest 10 minutes.
Shape into 18 round rolls.
Place 2 1/2 inches apart on greased baking sheet.
Cover; let rise till double (about 45 minutes).
Place large, shallow pan on bottom oven rack; fill with boiling water.
Bake rolls on rack above water at 450° for 10 to 12 minutes.