Old-fashioned Icebox Rolls Recipe

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Make the dough and keep it in the reefer for up to a week. Bake rolls when you want fresh ones.

I usually let the dough stay in the fridge a few days for extra good flavor.

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  1. Melt the butter and Crisco in the microwave, add the water and sugar, then the yeast. Water mixture should not be warmer than 110 degrees.
  2. Mix in the egg, flour and salt.
  3. Using a spatula, mix the dough for a couple of minutes, turning it to make sure ingredients are evenly distributed.
  4. Place in the fridge at least overnight.
  5. Remove the dough 3 hours before use.
  6. Take what dough you want to bake; return the rest to the fridge.
  7. After 3 hours, degass the dough and shape it into rolls.
  8. Let rise 2 hours, or until doubled.
  9. Heat the oven to 400 degrees.
  10. Bake until golden brown, about 10-12 minutes.
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Recipe %DV
Recipe Size 465g
Calories 1127  
Calories from Fat 887 79%
Total Fat 100.81g 126%
Saturated Fat 62.28g 249%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 441mg 147%
Sodium 4245mg 177%
Potassium 229mg 7%
Total Carbs 53.07g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 5%
Sugars 50.36g 34%
Protein 9.22g 15%



  • Embers
    March 20, 2014
    This sounds wonderful!! My Grandmama made rolls like these --so delicious!


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