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Mrs. Cheney's Potato Rolls


Rate this recipe 2.5/5 (54 Votes)
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  • 1 large potato
  • 5 cups flour
  • 1 packet yeast
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup scalded milk, cooled to room temp
  • 1/3 cup lukewarm water
  • 1/4 cup lard
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Cook potato, peel and mash,

Step 2

Crumble yeast into large bowl, add sugar, potato, milk, water, melted lard, and salt. Mix, then sift in flour,

Step 3

Mix thoroughly with large spoon. (may not need all 5c flour)

Step 4

Let stand in warm room until rises 2x size,

Step 5

Place dough on floured board and knead well, adding flour as needed,

Step 6

Roll to 3/4" thick and cut with biscuit cutter,

Step 7

Place in greased pan, brush with melted butter, let rise to 2x size.

Step 8

Bake at 450 degrees until done, (20-25 minutes)

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  • 5 Potatoes
  • 1.5 Cup shredded zucchini
  • 3/4 Cup shredded cheese
  • 3/ Cup milk
  • 1/3 Cup coriander, chopped
  • 1/3 Cup basil, chopped
  • Parmesan, to sprinkle
  • Salt and pepper, to season


  1. Chop the potatoes in half, boil until very tender and drain.
  2. In a bowl, combine the potatoes and zucchini. Add the grated cheese, milk, coriander, basil, salt and pepper, and mix thoroughly. 
  3. On a baking tray, spoon out the zucchini-potato mixture and form into balls. 
  4. Sprinkle with Parmesan and grated cheese, and bake at 350°F for 15 minutes.
  5. When golden, remove from oven... and enjoy!

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