Grandmother's Parker House Dinner Rolls

Grandmother's Parker House Dinner Rolls Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Rayvetta Burris


My grandmother use to make these rolls every sunday that I was there visiting her. I loved how they just melted in your mouth. The secret is in not handling the dough too much.

★★★★★ 1 vote
20 to 40
2 Hr
20 Min


Add to Grocery List

2 c
milk, scalded
1/2 c
1/2 c
1 pkg
active dry yeast
1/2 c
hot water
large eggs
6 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
1 stick

How to Make Grandmother's Parker House Dinner Rolls


  • 1Scald 2 cups milk. bring just to the brink of boiling then pour into large mixing bowl
  • 2in large cup, combine dry yeast, hot water and 1/4 cup of sugar. Set aside
  • 3add 1/2 cup of shortening and remaining sugar to milk. Let milk mixture cool to warm (about 115-degrees)
  • 4Beat eggs well, add to milk mixture then add yeast mixture and mix well
  • 5shift together flour and 1 teaspoon salt, gradually add to milk mixture until stiff and hard to stir.
  • 6put dough into well greased large bowl and cover with towel. Let sit until rises double in size.
  • 7once dough has doubled in size, then roll out on well floured surface. using biscut cuter cut out rolls. melt stick of butter
  • 8dip rolls into melted butter place on baking pan. repeat until pan is filled. set aside and cover with cloth. let dough rise again until double in size then bake at 400 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes or until brown.

Printable Recipe Card

About Grandmother's Parker House Dinner Rolls

Course/Dish: Other Breads

Leave a Comment

Put Your Tastebuds In A Twist With 10 Perfect Pretzels Recipe

Put Your Tastebuds in a Twist with 10 Perfect Pretzels

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Soft and buttery, there's nothing better than a warm pretzel and they're not very hard to make at home. Skip the ones in the frozen food aisle and make a...

Easy To To Make Quick Bread Recipes For The Holiday Season

Easy to To Make Quick Bread Recipes for the Holiday Season

Kitchen Crew

With the holidays fast approaching, quick bread recipes are great to keep handy in your recipe box. Since they require no yeast or rising time, they are easy to make...

15 Moist Zucchini Bread Recipes

15 Moist Zucchini Bread Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Perform magic with these delicious homemade zucchini bread recipes by making them and then watching them disappear!!