I’m feeling a skosh (<—had to look it up. Still not sure that’s spelled right. Merriam-Webster wouldn’t steer me wrong, would they?) out of sorts today. Could be a pie hangover. Or it could be number 19. Either way, the antidote to the out-or-sortness has to be cuteness. Has to be.
Let’s see, we have puppy cuteness-
And kitty cuteness-
And hamster cuteness-
And my son’s artwork cuteness-
I’m not sure if all that cuteness did it. It might be time to pull out the big guns.
Dinner roll cuteness-
24 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + rising Bake: 20 min.
Recipe from Taste of Home magazine
- 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast
- 1/2 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
- 1 teaspoon plus 1/3 cup sugar, divided
- 1-1/4 cups warm 2% milk (110° to 115°)
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
- 2 eggs
- 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
- 6 to 6-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- Additional melted butter, optional
- In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water with 1 teaspoon sugar.
- Add the milk, butter, eggs, salt, 3 cups flour and remaining sugar;
- beat until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft
- Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about
- 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease the
- top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
- Punch dough down; turn onto a lightly floured surface. Divide in
- half; shape each portion into 12 balls. Place rolls in two greased
- 13-in. x 9-in. baking pans; cover and let rise until doubled, about
- 30 minutes.
- Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Lightly
- brush with melted butter if desired. Place pans on wire racks. Serve
- warm. Yield: 2 dozen.
Yep, I think that may have done it. I feel better already!
May the cuteness cure what ails you too.