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classic dinner rolls

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Jeanne Benavidez
Odessa, TX

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.

(2 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 40 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For classic dinner rolls

  • 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.