¾ cup sugar
¾ cup shortening
1 cup boiling water
2 pkgs. dry yeast
1 cup warm water
2 eggs, slightly beaten
6 to 7 cups flour, all purpose
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp baking soda
Cream the sugar and shortening together; add the boiling water; mix well and set aside to cool. Dissolve the yeast in warm water. Add eggs to cooled shortening mixture; stir in yeast mixture.
Combine 5 cups flour with salt, baking powder, baking soda; mix well into yeast mixture. Pour out onto a floured board. Knead in the remaining flour until dough is no longer sticky.
Roll out about 1 ½ inch balls by hand; place in greased baking pans. Put pans of dough in warm place; cover lightly; let rise for about 3 hours or overnight.
Bake at 400 degrees F. for about 20 minutes.
Posted by The Deedol Collection aka Granny’s Favorites Cookbooks