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Yummie Sweet Potato Rolls

No recipe image available.Golden-hued sweet potato dinner rolls are perfect for serving at fall and winter holiday meals, as well as all types of meals year-round.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup vegetable shortening
1 cup sweet potatoes, hot mashed
2 teaspoons salt
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1 pint lukewarm milk
1 (1/4 ounce) package active dry granular yeast
2 large eggs
6 cups sifted all-purpose flour (approximately)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Mix shortening with sweet potatoes, salt and sugar.
  2. Dissolve yeast in warm milk and add to sweet potato mixture.
  3. Beat eggs in bowl in which dough is to be mixed. Pour in sweet potato mixture and stir well. Add flour to make a soft dough. Rub surface with melted shortening. Cover and leave in warm place to rise to double in bulk.
  4. Form into rolls and let rise again until double in bulk.
  5. Bake in a preheated 400°F (205°C) oven for 15 minutes or until done.

Makes 5 dozen dinner rolls. (These rolls freeze well.)

Recipe courtesy of North Carolina Sweetpotato Commission.