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Golden Pumpkin Rolls

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Ingredients
  Active dry yeast 1 Tablespoon (1 Package)
  All purpose flour 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Milk 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Slightly beaten egg 1
  Canned pumpkin 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Melted butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
Directions

In large mixer bowl, combine yeast and 2 cups of the flour.
Heat milk, shortening, sugar, and 1 teaspoon salt, stirring constantly till shortening is almost melted.
Cool to warm (120°), if necessary.
Add to dry mixture in mixing bowl.
Add egg and pumpkin.
Beat at low speed with electric mixer for 1/2 minute, scraping sides of bowl constantly.
Beat 3 minutes at high speed.
Add enough more flour to make soft dough.
Knead till smooth and elastic, 5 to 8 minutes.
Place in greased bowl, turning to grease surface.
Cover; let rise in warm place till double, about 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
Punch down; cover.
Let rest 10 minutes.
Turn out on lightly floured surface.
Divide dough in thirds; roll each third to a 12-inch circle.
Brush with melted butter.
Cut in 12 pie-shaped wedges.
Roll up, starting with wide end of wedge.
Place point side down on greased baking sheets.
Brush with melted butter.
Cover; let rise till light (about 1 hour).
Bake in 400° oven for 10 to 12 minutes.
Makes 36 rolls.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Pumpkin
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
12 Minutes
Ready In: 
17 Minutes

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