3/4 cup shortening
1 cup tightly packed mashed potatoes
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 well-beaten eggs
1 cup milk (at room temperature)
1 envelope yeast, dissolved in 2 cup lukewarm water
Thoroughly mix the shortening, potatoes, sugar and salt. When well mixed, add eggs, milk and yeast water. Work into a dough, then set to rise for two hours.
Make a soft dough by adding 4 cups flour and set to rise again.
Make into rolls or a loaf, butter the top with melted butter, and set to rise again. Bake at 375 degrees F.