2 pkgs. Dry yeast
2 cups warm water (110 degrees)
½ cup sugar
2 tsp. salt
6 ½ to 7 cups sifted flour
¼ cup soft butter
Dissolve yeast in water; add sugar, salt and 3 ½ cups flour. Beat thoroughly for 2 minutes.
Add the egg and butter; gradually beat in the remaining flour by hand. Mix with hands until smooth. Place in a greased bowl. Turn over to grease the whole ball of dough. Cover with a damp cloth, place in refrigerator. Punch down occasionally. 2 hours before baking, cut off the amount needed. Shape in rolls, let rise until light. Brush tops with melted butter before baking.
Bake 12-15 minutes in 400 degree oven.