|In large mixing bowl, combine 1 cup of flour with dry yeast, salt, and sugar.
In saucepan, heat milk and butter until very warm (120 to 130 degrees), add to flour mixture along with egg.
With mixer or beater, beat for 2 minutes by hand, stir in remaining 2 to 2 1/4 cups of flour to form a stiff dough.
Cover and let rise until double in size, about 75 minutes.
Lay dough on floured surface.
Toss to coated dough well with flour.
Knead a few times or until no longer sticky,
Divide dough into 16 equal parts, shape into balls.
Place in a greased 8 inch round or square pan.
Bake at 400 degrees in oven for 15 to 20 minutes.