This is the same recipe I use for my cinnamon rolls
1 1/2 cups milk
Mix 1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup oil
2 tsp. salt
Pour scalded milk over and get to room temperature.
Add 3 cups flour and mix until smooth
In a separate bowl mix
1/2 cup luke warm water and 2 packages rapid rise yeast and sprinkle with sugar.
Proof (or watch until it bubbles or foams and then you know your yeast is good).
Add to flour mixture
Add 1 beaten egg and 2 1/2 cups flour and mix really good.
Put on floured surface and knead until satiny.
Grease bowl and put dough in.
Cover and let rise until double about 1 - 2 hours
Roll out dough and form into what ever shape rolls you like.
Put in greased dish. Cover and let rise again about 1 hour
Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes