2 1/4 tsp. active dry yeast
1/4 c. water (110-115 degrees F)
1 c. warm milk (110-115)
3 T shortening
3/4 t. salt
3 3/4c. all purpose flour.
1.In a bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add milk, shortening, egg, sugar, salt and 2 c. of flour. Beat until smooth. Stir in the rest of the flour (should form a soft dough).
2.Turn into a floured surface and knead until smooth. Or in the kitchen aid (about 6 minutes, dough will be sticky). Place in greased bowl, turned once to grease the top and cover and let rise in a warm space until double about 1 hour
3.Punch dough down. Turn onto flours surface, divide into pieces. Shape into rolls. Place 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets. Cover and let rise until doubled (about 30 more minutes).
4.Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown.
This recipe above made 15 large rolls.
**I got this recipe from glitter to gumdrops at http://christyrobbins.blogspot.com/ she has great ideas. Check her out.