Thursday, November 17, 2011

$8 or Less Recipe - Freezer Wheat Rolls

2 pkgs active dry yeast
1/2 c warm water
1/4 c brown sugar (I use granulated, you can use packed)
1 1/2 c whole wheat flour
1 tsp salt
1 egg
3 Tblsp oil
2-3 c bread flour

in large mixing bowl combine yeast and warm water, stir until dissolved
let stand for 10 minutes or until yeast bubbles
and all ingredients EXCEPT bread flour and beat with mixer for 2 minutes
gradually stir in bread flour by hand until soft dough forms
turn onto lightly floured surface
knead until smooth and elastic, 7-9 minutes
clean bowl and grease with butter
place dough in bowl and twist around until all greased
cover and let rise in warm place until doubled, about 1 hour
grease 2 cookie sheets with butter
punch down dough
divide into 24 equal pieces
roll in hands to form smooth ball
place on cookie sheets and cover with towel
let rise until double, about 30 minutes
preheat oven to 300
bake rolls for 15-20 minutes, reversing cookie sheets half way through
bake until puffed and firm but NOT browned
let rolls cool on cookie sheets 5 minutes
remove to wore rack to cool
place in freezer containers, freeze up to 3 months

to serve:
let frozen rolls stand at room temp for 1 hour
preheat oven to 400
bake 10-15 minutes or until golden brown
brush with butter

This recipe comes in at just under $2

Until Next Time.....

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