1 cup warm water
1 pkg (2 1/2 tsp) active dry yeast
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp salt
3 tbls softened butter
1 egg, beaten
3 1/2-4 cups all-purpose flour
Put water and yeast in large bowl and add next 4 ingredients. Beat with dough hook until well blended.
Add 3 1/2 to 4 cups flour and blend until soft dough forms (should not be sticky).
Put the dough out onto floured board and knead a couple of times until smooth.
Place the dough in greased bowl, cover with wrapping and let rise in warm place approx. 45 minutes.
Punch down and switch out onto floured board. Divide dough into 12 large or 18-20 small pieces and using your hands shape dough into round balls. Place in greased 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Let rise again about half-hour .
Bake 350 for 20 minutes. Brush tops of rolls with butter. Recipe is definitely doubled.
*Sourdough Option – add 1 cup classic sourdough starter in situ of the water, reduce flour to 2 1/2-3 cups, or until you’ve got a soft dough as above, and proceed with recipe.
recipe source : https://www.cookingwithmaryandfriends.com/