Dinner Rolls

Dinner Rolls Recipe

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Barbara Alden


I got this easy recipe about 40 years ago out of a book about a woman and her husband who homesteaded a parcel of land. It makes good rolls and better caramel cinnamon rolls.

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3 Hr
15 Min


2 c
scalded milk cooled
2- oz
yeast cakes
2/3 c
warm water 110'
3 Tbsp
2 tsp
7 c
sifted flour
1 stick
melted butter

How to Make Dinner Rolls


  • 1scald 2 cups milk. let cool to 110'
    Dissolve 2 pkgs. dry yeast in 2/3 C. warm 110' water let set until bubbly.
  • 2Mix the milk, yeast,eggs, salt,and flour together.
    Let stand for 1 hour.
  • 3Turn dough out onto a floured surface. Pat dough with floured hands to 1 inch thickness. brush on melted butter. fold dough over pat dough out to 1 inch spread with melted butter. Repeat 2 more times. Cut into 3 doz pieces shape into rolls.place in greased pan. Let rise for 1 hour Bake in 400 degree oven for 15=20 Mins.
  • 4For caramel rolls. in 9x13 in pan melt 1/2c butter sprinkle on melted butter 1 C. light brown sugar. Pat dough out to 3/4 in sheet. Mix together 1c sugar 2 Tbsp cinnamon. Melt butter spread butter on dough sprinkle with cinnamon sugar mixture, Roll up. cut in 1 1/2 inch pieces place in pan in which you have the cinnamon sugar butter mixture Bake at 375 for 35 mins

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About Dinner Rolls

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American