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Shamrock Rolls

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  Active dry yeast/1 cake compressed yeast 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Hot mashed potatoes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs), scalded
  Egg 1
  Sifted all purpose flour 4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)

Soften active dry yeast in warm water, or compressed yeast in lukewarm water.
Combine potatoes, shortening, sugar, salt, and hot milk.
Cool to lukewarm.
Add softened yeast and egg.
Stir in 2 cups of the flour; beat well.
Stir in the remaining flour or enough to make soft dough.
Turn out and knead on lightly floured surface till smooth and elastic, 6 to 8 minutes.
Place in lightly greased bowl, turning once to grease surface.
Cover and let rise in a warm place till double, about 1 hour.
Punch down.
Shape in ball.
Cover and let rest 10 minutes.
To shape Shamrock Rolls, follow the directions under the pictures
Let rolls rise on greased baking sheet till almost double, about 1 hour.
Bake in hot oven (400°) about 10 to 12 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cook Time: 
12 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3316 Calories from Fat 613

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 69 g106.8%

Saturated Fat 19.5 g97.4%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 234.1 mg78%

Sodium 3182.6 mg132.6%

Total Carbohydrates 588 g195.9%

Dietary Fiber 26.5 g106.1%

Sugars 63.7 g

Protein 84 g168.5%

Vitamin A 9.5% Vitamin C 73.9%

Calcium 37.4% Iron 157.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Shamrock Rolls Recipe