This is my grandma's recipe for rolls. I have never tried making them, but they sure sound good! It looks like a pretty large recipe, so if you're cooking for only a few like we do, maybe cut it in half.
6 eggs well beaten
1 cup shortening - melted
½ cup sugar
2 tsp salt
2 pkg dry yeast
2½ cup water
9 cup flour
Dissolve two packages yeast in 1/2 cup warm water
Mix together eggs, melted shortening, sugar, and salt. Add this
mixture to yeast mixture with 2 cups water, then add 8 cups of flour.
Mix ingredients with large spoon. Let raise until double (about an
hour), and stir down - twice.
Add 1 cup flour before rolling out. Roll out to approximately 1/2 inch
thickness, cut in circles, fold in half and pinch together. Let rise
to about double
Bake at 400° about 7 minutes or until light brown.
Very light dinner rolls if you are patient enough to let them rise.