Classic Dinner Rolls

Jeanne Benavidez


I found this recipe that I had written down some years back. I like to make it because it is an easy bread recipe and I love hot dinner rolls.


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40 Min
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  • 2 to 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1
    envelope rapid rise yeast
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp

How to Make Classic Dinner Rolls


  1. In a large bowl, combine 3/4 cup flour, un-dissolved yeast and salt. Mix well.
  2. In a smsall sauce pan, heat milk, water and butter until very warm (120 to 130 F)
  3. Add the warm liquid into the flour mixture. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed of an electric mixer, scraping the bowl occasionally.
  4. Add 1/4 cup flour and beat 2 more minutes. Stir in enough of the remaining flour to make soft dough.
  5. Knead on a lightly floured surface until smooth and elastic, about 4 to 6 minutes. Cover and let rest 10 to 15 minutes.
  6. Divide dough into 12 equal portions and shape into balls.
  7. Place in a greased muffin pan.
  8. Cover and let rise in a warm, draft-free place until doubled in size, about 30 minutes.
  9. Bake at 375 F for 20 minutes or until done.
  10. Remove from pan and brush with additionl melted butter, if desired. Serve warm.

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About Classic Dinner Rolls

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

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