Monday, October 27, 2008

Whole Wheat Basic Sandwich Rolls

These can be stuffed for additional points to make delicious portable meals!

I make the dough in a bread maker. You do not need a bread maker, but make sure you let your dough rise twice if you are doing it all by hand.

1.5 cups 2% milk
1.5 tbsp light trans-fat free margarine (mine is 50/5/0 for a tbsp)
3 tbsp brown sugar, packed
1.5 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
3 cups whole wheat flour
2.5 tsp active dry yeast (or bread machine yeast)

Warm milk in microwave for 30 seconds. Add to bread maker. Add remaining ingredients according to bread maker directions (I add in the order listed). Set to dough cycle.

When dough cycle is complete, knead air pockets out of dough. Divide into 8 equal balls. At this point you can roll the balls out and stuff them. Cover balls with a tea towel and let sit in a warm area without a draft (I put them in the oven with the light bulb on). Let sit for one to two hours (until dough has doubled in size).

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bake for approximately 30 minutes.

8 servings, 3 pts each

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