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These quick hillbilly hot rolls are pillowy soft and light and fluffy. They have a rich buttery smell and flavor. The recipe is very straightforward, and you can make these super-soft rolls with only seven basic ingredients. Another good thing about this recipe is that we can make fresh homemade hot balls in less than two hours.


  • 1/2 C melted shortening or oil
  • 1/2 C white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 C  warm water
  • 2 packages dry yeast
  • 6 1/2 C all-purpose white flour
  • 1 tsp salt


1 ) Lightly grease a large mixing bowl, and dissolve 2 packages of yeast in 2 cups warm water in it.


2 ) Add 2 cups of flour, 1/2 C sugar, and 1 tsp salt. Beat with a mixer for 2 minutes or so.

3 ) Add melted shortening and eggs, and beat again. Slowly add 4 1/2 cups of flour and mix until well mixed. Let it rise in a warm place, and until the dough is doubled in size.

4 ) Punch it down and make it into rolls. Let them rise for about one hour in a warm place.

5 ) Bake for about 30 minutes or until golden brown in a 350-degree oven. Gently rub tops of your hillbilly hot rolls with butter. Serve warm and enjoy!

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