Best Rolls Ever!

bullet2 cups water
bullet1 cup butter or margarine
bullet1 cup white sugar
bullet2 eggs
bullet1/2 cup water
bullet1 tsp. white sugar
bullet3 (25 oz.) packages yeast
bullet1 teaspoon salt
bullet7 to 7 1/2 cups self-rising flour
bulletPlace water & butter or margarine in a large mixing bowl, 
bulletMicrowave for about 2 minutes.
bulletIn another bowl, mix 1 cup sugar & eggs.
bulletIn separate cup, microwave 1/2 cup water for 30 seconds, then add 1 teaspoon sugar.
bulletDissolve yeast in this sugar-water.
bulletCombine all the above ingredients together, adding the salt.
bulletStir the yeast water into this mixture.
bulletStir in 7 to 7 1/2 cups flour.
bulletMix well, cover,  & let rise in the refrigerator overnight.
bulletWhen ready to use, dump onto floured surface (DO NOT PUNCH DOWN)
bulletLet warm to room temperature.
bulletOnly work in enough extra flour to handle.
bulletShape into rolls and place on greased baking sheet(s).
bulletLet rest for 30 minutes.
bulletBake in preheated  400 F (205 degrees C) oven until tops are golden.
bulletBrush with oil or butter immediately out of the oven.
bulletMakes approximately 24 big rolls..
bulletThis is a yeast-roll recipe which uses self-rising flour for the most airy, delicious rolls ever!
bulletThe secret to these light and airy rolls is NOT punching down the dough, and NOT kneading it, plus the added lift that the self-rising flour gives.


From The Kitchen Of:  Sue McGuire, 11th St. Church of Christ, Tulsa OK

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