One Hour Dinner Rolls Italiano

One Hour Dinner Rolls Italiano Recipe

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Deanna Ogle


These savory yeast rolls can be ready one hour after starting to mix them. They are great with a pasta dinner or even a simple grilled chicken and salad. Recipe originally found in a Good Housekeeping magazine about 20 years ago.


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35 Min
25 Min


  • 4 c
    flour (divided)
  • 2 pkg
    active dry yeast (4 1/2 teaspoons)
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 1 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, room temperature
  • 1 large
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese, grated

  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 1/4 c
    parmesan cheese, grated

How to Make One Hour Dinner Rolls Italiano


  1. In large mixer bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups flour, yeast, sugar, garlic salt and seasoning; mix well.
  2. In saucepan, heat milk, water and 2 tablespoons butter until warm (120 to 130 degrees), butter does not need to melt; add to flour mixture. Add egg. Blend at low speed until moistened; beat 3 minutes at medium speed.
  3. By hand, gradually stir in 1/2 cup cheese and enough remaining flour to make a firm dough. Knead on well floured board until smooth and elastic, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  4. Place in greased bowl, turning to grease top. Cover; let rise in warm oven (turn oven to lowest setting for 1 minute, turn off) for 15 minutes.
  5. Punch dough down and divide into 16 pieces. Form into balls. Dip tops into melted butter, then into 1/4 cup cheese. Place into well greased 9 x 13-inch pan or two 8-inch round pans. Cover and let rise in warm oven about 10 minutes.
  6. Bake at 375 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown. Remove from pan, cool.

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About One Hour Dinner Rolls Italiano

Course/Dish: Savory Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #cheesy, #herbs

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