This recipe came from an estate sale. I obtained it when I purchased the family collection from the Cunningham Estate in Seven Points, Texas in 1999.
- Contributed by Catsrecipes Y-Group
- 1 pack active dry yeast
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- ¼ cup warm water
- 2 tablespoon sugar
- 1 tablespoon salt
- ¾ cup milk at room temperature
- ¼ cup butter melted
- 6 cups all-purpose flour
- melted butter for glaze
- Preheat oven to 375°F.
- In large bowl of electric mixer dissolve yeast and 1 teaspoon sugar in water then let stand until foamy then add 2 tablespoons sugar, salt, milk, butter and 1½-cups flour then beat at medium speed with electric mixer for 2 minutes.
- Stir in enough flour to make a soft dough.
- Turn out dough onto a lightly floured surface.
- Clean and grease bowl.
- Knead dough until smooth and elastic then place bowl in greased bowl turning to coat all sides.
- Cover with a slightly damp towel and let rise in a warm place free from drafts until double in bulk then punch down dough and cut into 24 pieces.
- Roll each piece into a 12 inch long rope and tie each rope into a loose knot and place 2 inches apart on 2 large greased cookie sheets.
- Let rise then brush with melted butter and bake 15 minutes.
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