Make-Ahead Butterhorns Recipe

Step 1

In a large mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in water. Add 4 cups flour, milk, shortening, sugar, eggs and salt; beat for 2 minutes or until smooth. Add enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.

Step 2

Turn onto a floured board; knead lightly. Place in a greased bowl’ turning once to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 2-3 hours.

Step 3

Punch dough down; divide into four equal parts. Roll each into a 9-inch circle; brush with butter.

Step 4

Cut each circle into eight pie-shaped wedges; roll up each wedge from wide edge to tip of dough and pinch to seal.

Step 5

Place rolls with tip down on baking sheets: freeze.

Step 6

When frozen, place in freezer bags and seal. Store in freezer for up to 4 weeks.

Step 7

To bake, place on greased baking sheets; thaw 5 hours or until doubled in size. Bake at 375 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Step 8

Remove from baking sheets and serve immediately or cool on wire racks.

Things You'll Need

  • 2pkgs Active dry yeast (1/4 ounce each)
  • 1/3cup Warm water (110 degrees to 115 degrees)
  • 9cups Flour, all-purpose (divided)
  • 2cups Milk, warm (110 degrees to 115 degrees)
  • 1cup Shortening
  • 1cup Sugar
  • 6each Eggs
  • 2tsp Salt
  • 3tbsp Butter or margarine, melted (may need more)

About this Author

Amy Wickett an member who donated this recipe.