easy big fat yeast rolls

★★★★★ 9 Reviews
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By Christine Bronston
from Ponca City, OK

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

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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
★★★★★ 9 Reviews
serves 12
prep time 1 Hr
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
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 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.
    1
    Pre-heat oven 350 degrees. Put water and yeast in large mixing bowl and add next 4 ingredients. Beat with dough hook until well blended.
  • Flour added until a sticky dough forms.
    2
    Add 3 1/2 to 4 cups flour and mix until soft dough forms (should not be sticky).
  • Dough kneaded until smooth.
    3
    Put out onto floured board and knead a few times until smooth.
  • Allowing the dough to rise.
    4
    Place in greased bowl, cover with plastic wrap and let rise in warm place for approximately 45 minutes.
  • Punching down the dough.
    5
    Punch down and turn out onto floured board.
  • Dough shaped into 12 balls.
    6
    Shape into 12 rolls and place in greased 13x9 inch baking pan. Let rise again about 30 minutes.
  • Baking the rolls in the oven.
    7
    Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
  • Topping the rolls with melted butter.
    8
    Brush tops of rolls with butter (or equivalent).
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