I would say definitely halve the recipe unless you are feeding a lot of people. It makes 18 large hoagie rolls. They are PERFECT for sandwiches. Crisp and crunchy on the outside, soft and warm on the inside. Pure deliciousness!
I made an awesome Italian Shredded beef sandwich with these which I will be posting the recipe for soon!!
Simple Hoagie Rolls
- 2 (1/4 ounce) packages (2 TBSP) active dry yeast
- 3 cups warm water, divided
- 2 tablespoons sugar, divided
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 8-8 1/2 cups all purpose flour
In a mixing bowl, dissolve the yeast in 1/2 cup warm water add 1 T. sugar and then let stand about 5 minutes.
Add remaining water and sugar. Beat in oil, salt and 4 cups flour until smooth. Stir in enough flour to form a soft dough.
Turn onto a floured board. Knead until smooth and elastic for about 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl turning once to grease the top.
Cover and let rise 45 minutes. Punch dough down.
Turn onto a lightly floured board, divide into 18 pieces.
Shape pieces into ovals. Place 2 inches apart on a greased baking sheets. With scissors cut a 1/4-inch slash across the top of each.
Cover and let rise 20 minutes. Bake at 400° for 13-18 minutes until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.