Refrigerated Potato Rolls

Karla Everett


These are delicious dinner rolls , I like to make these during the holidays.

You can use the dough when ever you want rolls , dough will keep up to 3 days in the refrigerator .


★★★★★ 2 votes

36 rolls
1 Hr 15 Min
15 Min


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  • 6 - 7 1/2 c
    all purpose flour ; divided
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 pkg
    (1/4oz) active dry yeast
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 2/3 c
  • 1 c
    hot mashed potatoes
  • 2
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    melted butter

How to Make Refrigerated Potato Rolls


  1. In a large mixing bowl combine 2 cups flour , sugar , yeast and salt . Set aside
  2. In a sauce pan heat butter , milk and water until very warm ( not boiling) to 120° to 130°.
  3. Add mixture , mashed potatoes and egg to the dry ingredients.
  4. Blend on low speed of an electric mixer until moistened ; Beat for 3 minutes on medium speed.
  5. Stir in enough of the remaining flour by hand to form a soft dough.
  6. On a floured surface knead until smooth about 3-5 minutes ; Adding flour if necessary ; Dough will be soft and slightly sticky.
  7. Place dough in a greased bowl. Cover and let rise in a warm space for 45-60 minutes , or until light and doubled in size ; punch dough down and brush with melted butter.
  8. If you don't plan on instantly baking the rolls , Place plastic wrap directly on dough ; Cover top of bowl with plastic wrap.
  9. Refrigerate for up to 3 days , punch down dough ; Dough should be light and some what sticky.
  10. To shape dough into clover leaf rolls : Grease 36 muffin cups , Divide dough into 36 parts ; divide each part into 3 pieces , shape into 1" balls.
  11. Place 3 balls in prepared muffin tin ; Cover and let rise for 45 to 60 minutes or until doubled in size.
  12. Bake @ 375° for 13 - 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  13. Note : You can bake the rolls for 7-8 min , until fully puffed but just starting to turn a pale golden brown. Let cool to room temperature in the muffin pans , then wrap the rolls either in a sturdy, jumbo-size, resealable, freezer-safe plastic food storage bag or wrap in another two layers of aluminum foil; then freeze. The day you're serving them, take the rolls out of the freezer at least 2 hours ahead of time and let them come to room temperature, then unwrap and bake for 5 to 10 more minutes or until they are a golden brown.

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Course/Dish: Savory Breads, Other Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
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