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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
4.5/5 (31 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
4.3/5 (38 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
4.3/5 (216 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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Love pumpkin? Fix these quick and easy Pumpkin Rolls for brunch or a snack

  • 1 (8-ounce) can crescent rolls
  • 4 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Pampered Chef Cinnamon Plus
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
4.5/5 (80 Votes)

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Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls will make your whole house smell soooo good! Homemade rolls will become your new favorite s...

  • FILLING:
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 (1/2 stick) cup butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 4 cups bread flour or all-purpose flour
  • 1 (3.4-ounces) box instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast or instant active dry yeast
  • 1/2 (1 stick) cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, optional
  • 1/4 cup raisins, optional
  • FROSTING:
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 (1/2 stick) cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1-2 teaspoons milk
4.6/5 (71 Votes)

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This cinnamon roll recipe makes enough to serve seconds - and everyone will want more! Served warm with a sweet, gl

  • Dough:
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 package (2-1/4 teaspoons) active dry yeast
  • 4 cups + 1/2 cup flour, divided
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • Filling:
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • Glaze:
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon maple flavoring
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons brewed coffee
  • pinch of salt
4.5/5 (75 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
4.3/5 (77 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)
4.5/5 (52 Votes)

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This yeast roll recipe is very forgiving and fool-proof

  • For the topping:
  • Equipment needed: Cast Iron skillet (or an 8X8 pan will do).
  • 2-1/4 tsp fast acting yeast (or 1pkg)--I used Fleischmann's Bread Machine Yeast
  • 1/4 c warm water (105°F-110°F)
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 c milk, just to scalding hot (do not simmer or boil)
  • 2 Tbsp sugar (optional)
  • 1/4 c butter
  • 1 tsp 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 Tbsp. vital wheat gluten (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, melted, for brushing
  • 1/2 stick melted butter, Regular, Salted
  • Freshly grated Parmesan cheese (or Parmesiano-Reggiano works well, too)
4.5/5 (38 Votes)

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I am a big fan of King Arthur flour products and their recipes

  • 3/4 cup lukewarm water
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 1/2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/3 cup Vermont cheese powder OR 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese or the finely grated cheese of your choice
  • 3/4 to 1 1/4 teaspoons salt*
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder, optional but good
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons instant yeast (I used Rapid-Rise Yeast)
  • butter for brushing on top
  • Use 3/4 teaspoon salt if you use cheese powder, 1 1/4 teaspoons salt if you use grated fresh cheese
4.8/5 (12 Votes)

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This yields about 48 delicious dinner rolls

  • 1 1/2 cups of milk
  • 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons yeast
  • 2 cups of warm water
  • 9 to 10 cups flour
  • 1 cup butter, or more to taste
4.5/5 (26 Votes)

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