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Ingredients

1/2 cup butter
1-1/4 cups buttermilk
2 packages yeast
1/2 cup warm water
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons salt
2 eggs, beaten
6 cups flour

Instructions

Melt butter, add buttermilk. Dissolve yeast in the 1/2 cup warm water. Add sugar, baking powder and salt to milk mixture. Add dissolved yeast and beaten eggs; add flour. Dough will be soft and sticky. Knead eight minutes by hand. Let rise for 1 hour. Make into dinner rolls. Let rise again until double in size. Bake in a preheated oven at 375 degrees until golden brown. Makes 3 dozen rolls. This recipe can also be used to make your favorite cinnamon rolls. Take dough and roll into a rectangle. Spread with 1/4 cup butter. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons cinnamon, 3 tablespoons brown sugar and 3 tablespoons white sugar. Roll into log. Cut dough into 2-inch slices. Place in greased pans. Bake in preheated 375 degree oven for 25 minutes.

Ruth Flynn
Davenport



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1939 -- 75 years ago: The million dollar dredge, Rock Island, of the Rock Island district of United States engineers will be in this area this week to deepen the channel at the site of the new Rock Island-Davenport bridge.
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