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easy big fat yeast rolls

(11 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Christine Bronston
Ponca City, OK

Easy dinner rolls. Everyone loves hot, fresh bread. This is an easy recipe that my family loves.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Christine is right, this is a super easy yeast rolls recipe. They bake up warm and soft with golden brown tops. Serve with butter or a bit of jam and you, too will fall in love with these delicious dinner rolls.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(11 ratings)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr 45 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For easy big fat yeast rolls

  • 1 c
    water, warm
  • 1 pkg
    active dry yeast
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, softened
  • 1 lg
    egg, beaten
  • 3 1/2 - 4 c
    all-purpose flour

How To Make easy big fat yeast rolls

  • Preparing the yeast in a bowl.
    Put water and yeast in a large mixing bowl and add the next 4 ingredients. Beat with a dough hook until well blended.
  • Flour added until a sticky dough forms.
    Add the flour and mix until a soft dough forms (it should not be sticky).
  • Dough kneaded until smooth.
    Turn out onto a floured board and knead a few times until smooth.
  • Allowing the dough to rise.
    Place in a greased bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and let rise in a warm place for approximately 45 minutes.
  • Punching down the dough.
    Punch down the dough and turn out onto a floured board.
  • Dough shaped into 12 balls.
    Shape into 12 rolls and place in a greased 13x9-inch baking pan. Let rise again about 30 minutes.
  • Baking the rolls in the oven.
    Preheat the oven 350 degrees F. Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Topping the rolls with melted butter.
    Brush tops of rolls with butter (or equivalent).