I grew up in a family with an older brother and a twin sister. We loved when
our mother made one particular roll, which we requested on every special
occasion. We continue to request them, though we have long since moved away
and only come home for visits. We like them so much we named them “Dear Little
—Elizabeth Force Carson
Makes 36 to 48 rolls.
Add the above ingredients to 4 1/2 cups flour. Mix until ingredients form a
smooth, soft dough. Knead lightly on floured surface for several minutes.
Place dough in greased bowl. Cover. Let rise until at least double in bulk.
Divide dough in thirds; roll each third out on floured surface to 9-inch
circle. Brush with melted butter. Cut each circle in 12 to 16 wedges. Roll
each wedge starting with wide end. Arrange on greased baking sheet and brush
with melted butter. Cover and let rise until almost double in size.
Bake at 400°F for 10 to 15 minutes. Remove rolls from pan and brush
with butter and cool on racks.