Braided Dinner Rolls

| Next >>

Title: Braided Dinner Rolls
Yield: 6 Servings

Ingredients:

1/3 Potato Refrigerator Dough
1 Egg
1 tb Water
3/4 ts Poppy seed
3/4 ts Sesame seed


Divide dough into 18 equal parts. Roll each part into rope, 7 inches long,
on lightly floured surface. Place groups of 3 ropes each close together on
lightly greased cookie sheet. Braid ropes gently and loosely. Do not
stretch. Pinch ends to fasten; tuck under securely. Let rise until double,
45 to 60 minutes.

Heat oven to 375 F Beat egg and water slightly; brush over braids. Sprinkle
each of 3 braids with 1/4 teaspoon poppy seed and each of remaining 3
braids with 1/4 teaspoon sesame seed. Bake until golden brown, about 15
minutes.

VARIATIONS: Parker House Rolls: Prepare Potato Refrigerator Dough (page
37). Divide into halves (refrigerate 1 half for future use or use for
Crescent Rolls, page 00). Divide remaining half of dough into halves. Roll
1 half into rectangle, 13x9 inches. Cut into 3- inch circles; brush with
margarine or butters softened. Fold each so top half overlaps slightly.
Press edges together Place close together in greased round baking pan, 9 x1
1/2 inches. Brush with margarine or butter, softened. Repeat with remaining
dough. Let rise until double, 45 to 60 minutes. Heat oven to 400? F. Bake
until light brown, 13 to 15 minutes. 20 rolls

Crescent Rolls: Prepare Potato Refrigerator Dough (page 37). Divide into
halves (refrigerate 1 half for future use or use for Parker House Rolls).
Divide remaining half of dough into halves. Roll 1 half into 12-inch
circle. Spread with margarine or butter soft- ened. Cut circle into 16
wedges. Roll up, beginning at rounded edges. Place rolls, with points
under- neath, on greased cookie sheet; curve ends slightly. Brush with
margarine or butter softened. Repeat with remaining dough. Let rise until
double, 45 to 60 minutes. Heat oven to 400? F. Bake until light brown, 13
to 15 minutes. 32 rolls

Hamburger Buns: Divide one-third of Potato Refrigerator Dough (page 37)
into 12 equal parts. Shape each part into smooth ball on lightly floured
surface with lightly greased fingers; flatten. Place about 1 inch apart on
greased cookie sheet. Let rise until double, 45 to 60 minutes. Heat oven to
4000. Brush buns with margarine or butter, softened; sprinkle with sesame
seed or poppy seed. Bake until golden brown, 13 to 15 minutes. 1 dozen
rolls

Recipe by: Betty Crocker's Best of Baking

Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #981 by "M. Hicks"
on Jan 4, 1998