1 pkg yeast
½ cup warm water
1 tsp sugar
Dissolve sugar in water. Sprinkle in yeast. Let set 10 min.
2 cups (heaping) rolled oats
2 tsp salt
3 tsp shortening
½ cup molasses
3 cup boiling water
Pour boiling water over other ingredients. When lukewarm stir in yeast mixture. Add:
6 cups flour
Spoon in flour to make a stiff (but not dry) dough. Mix in bowl. Do not knead. Dough will be sticky.
Cover & let rise until double (2 hours). Put in pans & let rise again (2 hours).
Bake 1 hour @ 375 - heat may need to be reduced to 350 for last 30 min.