With the help of your bread machine:
place all ingredients in the bread pan, select dough setting ans press start:
1 cup water
2 cups all purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
3/4 tsp salt
1/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup sugar
3 tsp yeast
when dough has risen enough, the machine will beep. Turn off and remove bread pan, and turn out dough onto lightly floured surface. gently roll and shape into a 12″ rope. With a sharp knife, divide dough into 8 pieces for hamburger buns, or 12 pieces for hot dog buns.
grease a baking sheet. Roll pieces of dough into balls and flatten for hamburger buns, or shape into 6″ rolls for hot dog buns. Place on prepared baking sheet. Cover and let rise in a warm place for 10-15 min. until almost doubled. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Bake 12-15 min. until golden brown. When ready to use, split buns in half, these will keep in a plastic bag in the freezer for 3-4 weeks.