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.