Rolls (Old Recipe) 

Wow! These would make anyone want to bake bread.

4 eggs
8-10 c bread flour
3 c very warm milk
1/2 c butter
3 T yeast
1/2 c sugar
2 t salt
1/4 c cracked wheat

Microwave milk and butter until very warm.  Pour into mixer bowl with dough hook.  Add yeast, sugar, salt, and cracked wheat. Let it set a minute until the yeast is spongy and bubbly. Add eggs and mix in the flour until dough is soft but not sticky.  Do not knead more than a minute or so (this makes them light and fluffy).  Put dough in large oiled bowl in the oven to rise for about 60 minutes, until doubled in size.  (Turn oven on just until it clicks on, below warm setting.)  Lightly shape into 48 rolls (4x6 on two baking sheets 24 each sheet) or 36 rolls (3x6 on two baking sheets 18 each sheet).  Shape does not have to be perfect as they form a proper shape as they rise together.  Rise in warm oven about 20 minutes until doubled in size and begin crowding each other!  Remove from oven and preheat to 375*.  Bake 5 minutes, switch racks and bake 5-7 minutes more until golden.  Cool on wire racks.

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