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Ingredients

1 cup shortening
3/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 cup boiling water
2 eggs, beaten
2 packages dry yeast
1 cup lukewarm water
6 cups plain flour, sifted

Instructions

In a large mixing bowl combine shortening, sugar and salt. Pour hot water over the ingredients. Stir until dissolved and let cool. Add beaten eggs to cooled mixture. Dissolve yeast in cup of lukewarm water and add to egg mixture. Add sifted flour to liquid mixture and mix well. Cover bowl and place in refrigerator 5 to 6 hours. Roll out and cut with biscuit cutter. Place in well-greased pans and let rise for 3 hours. Bake at 425 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately remove from oven and brush tops with melted butter.

Linda Gist-Fossett, Davenport




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