Homemade Rolls

Combine the following 5 ingredients in large bowl and cut with pastry cutter:

1/2 c. shortening

1/2 c. sugar

1 t. salt

2 pkg. yeast

2 c. flour

Beat 2 eggs in a 2 c. measuring cup.

Fill cup to 2 cup mark with hot water. Pour over dry mixture. 

Slowly add 3 c. flour.

Cover. Let rise 20 minutes in a warm oven. 

Pour onto a floured surface.

Knead. Flatten with hands into a large pizza shape. Cut with a pizza cutter into 16 slices.

Roll up from wide end to a point. Place in greased pans leaving space for rolls to double in size. 

Can shape like a crescent or lay on the side where swirl shows.

Cover. Let rise in warm oven at least 20 min. Remove from oven.

Preheat oven to 375F. Bake 20-30 min. depending on how dark you prefer rolls.