Tomb rolls


submitted by maple4trees {1 Recipe}

  • Prep Time:
    1 Hr 45 Mins
  • Cook Time:
    25 Mins
  • Total Prep + Cook Time:
    2 Hrs 10 Mins
  • Level:
Tomb rolls

Makes: 20 rolls

Description: Sweet rolls with an empty center, just as the tomb was on that Easter morning!

1 pkg.  dry yeast
1 cup  warm water
3 tablespoons  sugar
2 tablespoons  oil
1  egg
3/4 teaspoon  salt
3-3 1/2 cups  flour

Instructions: Bread dough: Dissolve yeast in warm water in a large bowl. Add sugar, shortening, egg, salt and half the flour. Beat at low speed of electric mixer until smooth. Stir in enough of remaining flour to make a soft dough.
Place dough in a greased bowl, turning to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place, free from drafts, 1 hour or until doubled in bulk.
Punch dough down; turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead 4 or 5 times.
Now here's the fun part -- Take a small handful of the dough and flatten it like a pancake in your hand. Then wrap it around a marshmallow. Pinch the edges to seal it well. Place on a cookie sheet about 2" apart. Cover and let rise in a warm place (85 degrees), free from drafts, about 30 minutes or until doubled in bulk. Beat egg whites then brush on the outside of each roll. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes or until bread sounds hollow when tapped. (It is normal for the marshmallow to "leak" out, and they will be sticky!)

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Author image by sosassykassie | New Brunswick, NJ    
Sep 15, 2018

Sounds good!

Author image by user2626 | Eugene, OR    
Sep 03, 2018

These are great! Thanks for sharing!

Author image by Punkierose | BELTON, KY    
Jul 03, 2016

We do these every year with our kids!! Great lesson and yummy too!

Author image by missmoniques81 | MURRIETA, CA    
Jul 10, 2014

I have been looking for this recipe everywhere! So happy I finally found out!

Author image by sweetjean7 | DOVER, OH    
Jan 24, 2014

I have also made these with cresent rolls, family loves them

Author image by autumnbutterfly | WOODLAND, WA    
Sep 06, 2012

I love rolls these look so yummy, I am gone to try them at Thanksgiving. Thanks for sharing :)

Author image by dj6217 | SEMINOLE, FL    
Jul 18, 2012

These rolls look good. I will be serving them with next year's Easter dinner. (You can make and serve these any day of the year! :) Thanks so much!

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