Cracked Wheat Rolls

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Cracked Wheat Rolls

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Author: Sandi


  • 1 cup fisher's cracked wheat unsifted
  • 6-7 cups all purpose flour (for added nutrition, you may substitute part whole wheat)
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 2 cups milk scalded
  • 2 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup sugar (scant )
  • 1 pkg. yeast dry or compressed
  • 1 egg beaten


  • Soak Fisher's cracked wheat in 1 cup cold water over-night.
  • Pour scalded milk into bowl; add salt, shortening and sugar.
  • Cool to lukewarm, add yeast and beaten egg and stir smooth.
  • Add soaked cracked wheat and half the flour. 
  • Stir smooth and beat well; add remaining flour as needed to make a stiff dough. 
  • Place on floured board and knead until smooth and elastic. 
  • Place in a greased bowl and let rise until double in size - about 1 hour. 
  • Punch down and let rise until double in bulk - about 40 minutes. Roll onto lightly floured board and shape into rolls. 
  • Let rise until light. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes.


Makes about 3 dozen rolls. 
Credit: Peggy McManus, Street Division

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