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Parker House Rolls

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Ingredients
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 stick)
  Warm water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (105 to 115 degrees)
  Active dry yeast 1⁄4 Ounce (1 package)
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  All purpose flour 4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted (1 stick)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

MAKING
2) In a saucepan, heat milk just until bubbles form and add sugar, salt and 1/2 cup butter. Mix until sugar dissolves and butter melts. Cool until lukewarm.
3) Dissolve yeast in water.
4) In a large bowl, mix together milk mixture, beaten eggs and 2 cups flour and beat until smooth.
5) Slowly add rest of the flour, to form stiff and smooth dough. Knead dough on a lightly floured surface until smooth and elastic.
6) Take a lightly greased bowl, and put the dough into it. Cover it and allow it to rise to double the size.
7) Knead the again on a lightly floured pastry cloth and divide into two. Roll out one half into ΒΌ thicknesses and using a 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter, cut it. Press the crease just off center of each round.
8) Apply a coat of melted butter and fold such that larger part just touches the smaller one and seal the folded edge. Repeat the process with other half also.
9) Take a greased cookie sheet and place the rolls on it. Apply a coat of melted butter. Cover and let it rise for an hour.
10) Bake them or 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.

SERVING
11) Serve Parker House rolls hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Drink: 
Milk
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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