Parker House Rolls

Janice Ross


We love bread! I also love to bake bread. This is a recipe from my mother's old cookbook that I inherited. These are pretty easy to do. You can freeze them and they are really handy if you should have unexpected guests.


★★★★★ 4 votes

1 Hr 10 Min
20 Min


  • 1 c
    sweet milk
  • 1 pkg
  • 1 c
    warm water
  • 1 tsp
  • 2
  • 3/4 c
  • 6 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    snowdrift (i have substitued crisco)

How to Make Parker House Rolls


  1. Scald(do not boil) sweet milk and let cool. Dissolve yeast in warm water. Beat eggs, add sugar and stir into dissolved yeast and add milk. Sift flour into bowl and make well in center. Pour liquid and into flour and sprinkle some flour over top. Make sure you stir all of this up. Let rise at least 1 hour or until well risen. Add Snowdrift and salt and knead in. Roll dough out, cut size desired, spread with melted butter and fold over. Let rise and when risen bake at 350 degrees until fully baked but not brown. Take from stove, cool, and freeze. When ready to use bake either frozen or thawed at 400 degrees until brown. Great for unexpected guests.

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About Parker House Rolls

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #good #tasty #freeze

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