Feather bed Potato Rolls
Delic dinner rolls with anything! Easy to make,,,,just takes time for the double rising
- 1 large Potato ( smooth flesh )
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup ( half stick ) butter
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1 pkg ( 1 Tbsp. ) dry yeast
- 1 egg
- 3 3/4 -4 cups flour
Preparation time 120mins
Cooking time 140mins
1.peel potato and cut into 1" chunks and boil til soft. Drain and reserve cooking water. mash potato and set aside.
2.In a large Bowl: Conbine hot potato cooking water 3/4 cup reserved, sugar, butter cut into chunks, and salt. Let stand until butter is melted and mixture is warm ( 105 degrees to 115 degres )
3.Stir in the yeast and let stand for 5-10 mins. Beat in egg and potato by hand. Using wooden spoon, stiring in as much flour as you can. turn onto board and knead in remaining flour. Kneading about 5 mins. Place in an oiled bowl and turn, cover and let rise in a warm place til double in bulk, about 1-1 1/2 hours.
4.Punch: the dough down..on floured surface knead lightly and roll out to 1/2 " and cut with a 3" round cutter. Place rolls on lightly greased cookie sheet. Cover and let rise until double in bulk, about 30-45 mins.
5.Preheat Oven to 350 degrees. Bake for 18-20 mins. or until golden brown and delicious!.