Dinner Rolls (Bread Machine)

Ingredients:

1 cup water, plus
1 tablespoon water (70-80 F)
1 large egg
4 1/2 teaspoons vegetable oil
3 1/4 cups bread flour
1/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 1/4 teaspoons instant yeast
2 tablespoons melted butter (for dinner rolls only) (optional)
2 tablespoons shortening (for dinner rolls only) (optional)

Directions:

In bread machine pan, place all ingredients from flour through yeast in order as recommended by the manufacturer.
Select the basic bread setting.
Check dough after 5 minutes of mixing, if needed add 1-2T of water or flour.
Bake as normal.
For dinner rolls.
Mix in bread machine but use only the dough option.
Lightly grease a 9 x 13 baking pan (better use a metal pan).
When dough is finished shape into 15 uniformly sized balls.
Cover and let the rolls rise in a warm, draft free place until risen to the desired size.
I let them about double in size.
Bake in a 350° oven about 12-15 minutes until golden brown.
After removing from the oven, brush the tops of the rolls with melted butter.
Take out of pan and let completely cool before storing.

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