Mix shortening, boiling water, sugar, bran and salt.
Add eggs and yeast, dissolved in 1 cup lukewarm water.
Add flour and mix well.
Cover and refrigerate overnight.
This is a heavy dough and when doubling the recipe, add an extra package of yeast.
Shape into rolls and let rise 2 hours in warm place away from drafts.
Bake at 375 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes.
Makes about 3 dozen.
This was my mother's recipe and is one that I treasure very much.