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Golden Yam Rolls

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Ingredients
  Dry yeast 1 Tablespoon
  Warm water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (105 To 115)
  Butter flavored shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), scalded
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Mashed cooked yams 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  All purpose flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
Directions

Dissolve yeast in warm water, let stand 5 minutes.
Combine shortening, milk, sugar, salt, nutmeg, and cinnamon in a large mixing bowl, stir until shortening melts.
Cool to 105° to 115°.
Add yams, egg, and yeast mixture, mixing well.
Gradually stir in enough flour to make a soft dough.
Turn dough out onto a floured surface, and knead until smooth and elastic (about 8 minutes).
Place in a well-greased bowl, turning to grease top.
Cover and let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 1 hour or until doubled in bulk.
Punch dough down.
Roll out to 3/4-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface.
Cut with a 2-inch biscuit cutter, and place in a greased 13- x 9- x 2-inch pan.
Brush with melted butter.
Cover and let rise in a warm place, free from drafts, 30 minutes or until doubled in bulk.
Bake at 375° for 20 to 25 minutes or until browned.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Servings: 
15

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