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Maine Rolls

Maine Rolls Recipe

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Melissa Snow


These rolls have a pretty autumn color because of the pumpkin. Enjoy!


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2 dozen
1 Hr 35 Min
15 Min


  • 1/4 c
    lukewarm water
  • 2 pkg
    active dry yeast
  • pinch
    granulated sugar
  • 4 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    cornmeal, wholegrain if possible
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    warm milk 105 to 115 degrees
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 1/2 c
    pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 c
    soft butter or margarine
  • 2 Tbsp
    melted butter or margarine

How to Make Maine Rolls


  1. Dissolve the yeast in warm water with pinch of sugar in a small bowl. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes until foamy.
  2. Combine flour, cornmeal, sugar and salt in a large bowl. Make a well and stir in dissolved yeast, milk, egg, pumpkin, and butter. Beat until dough is sticky. Add extra flour until dough pulls into a ball. Knead dough on a floured board for 5 to 10 minutes until smooth and elastic.
  3. Place dough in a buttered bowl. Cover and let rise for 1 hour.
  4. Punch dough down. Shape dough into 2 dozen balls. Place in two 9x9 inch buttered pans. Cover. Let rolls rise for 15 to 30 minutes.
  5. Brush rolls with the melted butter and sprinkle with a little cornmeal.
  6. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes at 450 degrees. Serve hot or warm.
  7. Per Serving:
    Calories 158
    Protein 3.4 g
    Fat 5.7 g
    Carbs 23.2 g
    Sodium 155 mg

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About Maine Rolls

Course/Dish: Other Breads

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