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Rolls and buns are perfect for serving bread in individual portion sizes. These personal loaves of goodness can accompany a meal or be used to hold the fillings of sandwiches and sliders. Whether savory treats or sweet, guilty pleasures, bread rolls and buns are a filling addition to any feast!

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By á-174535

Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (24 Votes)
Classic Dinner Rolls 1 Picture
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Servings 5
Preparation time 340
Cooking time 370

  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 6 tablespoons butter at room temperature
  • 1 (0.25-ounce) package active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water, at a temperature of about 105°F to 115°F
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 cups bleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon Kosher salt
  • Melted butter to dip
  • Softened butter to glaze

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Hot yeast rolls straight out of the oven and basted with melted butter—yum! Texas Roadhouse ain't got nothin' on

  • 4 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 2 cups milk, scalded and cooled to lukewarm
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter, slightly cooled
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 quarts all purpose flour, 7-8 cups
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 2 teaspoons salt
4.5/5 (56 Votes)

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A versatile dough recipe that can be used for traditrional loaf bread, pizza dough, and both savory and sweet rolls

  • 3 (1/4-ounce) packets active dry yeast
  • 1 3/4 cups warm water
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup melted butter, plus more for brushing
  • 2 teaspoons salt, plus more for sprinkling
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 4 to 6 cups flour, plus more if needed
  • Rapid Rolls Variations, recipes follow
4.5/5 (24 Votes)

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Sweet Hawaiian rolls that we just can't get enough of! Make sure to use yeast formulated for sweet dough, or it mig...

  • SPONGE:
  • 1/4 cup King Arthur unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon instant yeast, SAF Gold instant yeast preferred
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • DOUGH:
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup (4 tablespoons) softened, unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs plus 1 egg yolk, white reserved
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 3/4 cups King Arthur unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons potato flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
4.4/5 (32 Votes)

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Delicious, yeasty pretzel buns boiled for thirty seconds and brushed with beaten egg before baking to create a beau...

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup nonfat dry milk
  • 2 teaspoons instant yeast
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 quarts water
  • 1 tablespooons salt
4.2/5 (39 Votes)

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Buttery and fluffy, this is one of the easiest and fastest homemade bread roll recipes

  • 2 1/4 teaspoon fast acting yeast (or 1 package)
  • 1/4 cup warm water, 105°F to 110°F
  • 2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 cup milk, just to scalding hot, do not simmer or boil
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 3 1/2 cup bread flour (dough will be somewhat sticky, but the less you use, the lighter the rolls)
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup vital wheat gluten (optional)
  • 2 tablespoon butter, melted, for brushing
4.1/5 (411 Votes)

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Whether you're making your own rolls or using frozen ones, these buttery rosemary rolls are addictive and appetizin...

  • 2 1/4 teaspoon fast acting yeast (or package), I used Fleischmann's Bread Machine Yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water (105°F to 110°F)
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 cup milk, just to scalding hot (do not simmer or boil)
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 3 1/2 cups bread flour (dough will be somewhat sticky, but the less you use, the lighter the rolls)
  • 1 cups whole wheat flour
  • 3 tablespoons vital wheat gluten (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted, for brushing
4.6/5 (102 Votes)

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Here's the recipe for these rolls

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package dry yeast
  • 1 1/2 cups hot tap water
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup softened butter or vegetable shortening
4/5 (156 Votes)

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Yes, it's quite possible to make Yeasted Dinner Rolls in an hour

  • 1/4 cup low-fat milk
  • 1/8 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 1-1/2 packages (or 3-1/2tsps.) of dry active yeast
  • 3/4 cups warm water (105F – 115F)
  • 2-1/2 to 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted (optional for brushing onto baked rolls)
4.4/5 (59 Votes)

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Yes, you read that right. You can make your own homemade hamburger buns, in an hour

  • OPTIONAL:
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour* (or bread flour)
  • 1 (.25-ounce) package instant yeast (I used Fleischmann's Rapid Rise Yeast)
  • 2 tablepoons white sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg, whisked
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons poppy or sesame seeds
4.1/5 (44 Votes)

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Yes, you read that right. You can make your own homemade hot dog buns, in an hour

  • OPTIONAL:
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour* (or bread flour)
  • 1 (.25 ounce) package instant yeast (I used Fleischmann's Rapid Rise Yeast)
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg, whisked
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons poppy or sesame seeds
4.2/5 (37 Votes)

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A very quick, easy and yummy appetizer, these Mexican Roll Ups are awesome!

  • 1 package soft taco shells
  • 1 package cream cheese
  • 1/2 package taco seasoning
  • 1 1/2 cup grated cheese
  • 2 teaspoons chopped jalapenos
  • Small carton of sour cream
  • Garlic salt to taste
4.5/5 (13 Votes)

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Schnecken means “snails,” which is what these coiled buns resemble

  • 3 1/3 cups bread flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 ounce fast rise yeast or 1 tablespoon fresh yeast
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup milk, plus 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, plus
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons Sugar in the Raw turbinado sugar
  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1 cup walnut pieces or 1 cup pecan pieces
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown raw sugar (demerara) or 1/2 cup Sugar in the Raw turbinado sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
4.5/5 (15 Votes)

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Warm, flaky crescent dough filled with a ooey, gooey marshmallow center, these Mighty Marshmallow Crescent Puffs ma...

  • 2 (8-ounce) cans refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 16 large marshmallows
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
4.4/5 (22 Votes)

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I live in California, but visited Texas last summer

  • CINNAMON HONEY BUTTER:
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons (1-envelope) active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup lukewarm water
  • 1 cup lukewarm milk
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter, slightly cooled
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Melted butter for basting rolls
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon (I used one, and was happy with that).
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
4.4/5 (17 Votes)

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