Mix 1 1/2 cups flour, yeast, sugar and salt in a large bowl.
Heat the oil and water to 120-130 degrees in a pan on the stove or in the microwave.
Combine the water mixture with flour mixture and beat with a mixer for 2 minutes.
Stir in another 1 to 1 1/2 cups of flour or until dough is no longer sticky.
Knead the dough on a floured surface for 5-8 minutes.
Once dough is kneaded and smooth. Place in a large greased bowl and cover.
Place in a warm spot or in a warm oven to rise 15 minutes.
Punch dough down and shape into rolls.
Place rolls in a greased pan or on a lined cookie sheet.
Place rolls into a cold oven. On the rack below the rolls add a cake pan and fill with 1-2 cups warm water. Close the oven door and set to 400 degrees. Don't preheat the oven you want it cold to start.
Bake at 400 degrees for 12-18 minutes or until rolls are golden brown and done.