Crunch Rolls

1 pkg. active dry yeast
1/4 c. warm water
1 c. milk, scalded
1/2 c. shortening
1/4 c. sugar
1 t. salt
1 c. oats (old fashioned or instant)
2 eggs
2-1/2 c. flour
1 c. raw sunflower seeds (optional)

Soften yeast in the warm water. Pour scalded milk over shortening, sugar, and salt - cool until lukewarm. Stir in oats, sunflower seeds, eggs, yeast mixture, and flour. Mix ingredients thoroughly. Cover and let rise in a warm spot until double in size (about 1 hour). Stir down. Fill greased muffin tins about half full. Let double in size again.

Bake at 375° for 15 minutes. Brush tops with melted butter.

Makes approximately 1 dozen