Sweet Potato Rolls

Amount

 Measure

 Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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1/4

 ounce

 yeast

2

 tablespoons

 brown sugar

1

 cup

 sweet potatoes

1/4

 cup

 warm water -- 110F

3

 tablespoons

 unsalted butter -- softened

1/2

 teaspoon

 salt

1

 whole

 egg

1/2

 teaspoon

 cinnamon

3 1/2

 cups

 all-purpose flour


In large bowl dissolve yeast in warm water along with 1 tablespoon of sugar. Let proof for about 5 minutes.

Add remaining sugar, sweet potatoes, butter, salt, egg, and cinnamon. Mix well.

Stir in 3 cups of flour. Mix to combine. Turn out onto floured bowl and add enough of the remaining flour to keep from sticking. Knead for 2 to 3 minutes. You can also knead in a stand mixer with dough hook.

Shape into a ball and put in oiled bowl turning to grease all sides. Cover and let rise until doubled about one hour.

Punch down and shape into 16 to 20 balls. Place on greased cookie sheet or 9x13 inch pan. Let rise until doubled.

Heat oven to 375F. Bake 12 to 20 minutes.

Makes 16 servings

Per Serving:
122 Calories; 2g Fat (18.4% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 22g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 17mg Cholesterol; 66mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 1/2 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

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