Sesame Onion Rolls

April McIver


These are based on the Beautiful Burger Buns recipe from King Arthur Flour. I swapped out part of the flour for whole wheat and added some flavor. They make good sandwich or burger rolls, or dinner rolls.


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  • 3/4 c
    3/4 to 1 cup lukewarm water
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 large
  • 1 c
    whole wheat flour
  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 1/4 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    instant yeast
  • TOPS

  • 1
    egg white
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried minced onions
  • 1 Tbsp
    sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp
    grill or steak seasoning of your choice

How to Make Sesame Onion Rolls


  1. Combine and knead dough ingredients together until smooth - I just pop it in the Kitchenaid mixer.
  2. Cover and let rise 1-2 hours until doubled.
  3. Deflate and divide dough into 8 equal portions. Shape each portion into a ball, then flatten slightly.
  4. Arrange dough on a lightly greased or parchment lined baking sheet, cover and let rise an hour.
  5. In a small bowl, combine egg white and water to form eggwash. Brush over tops of buns gently.
  6. Sprinkle over any combination of seasoning toppings you like - I don't measure, I just shake until it has however much I want, but I tried to estimate how much. I like a lot on there!
  7. Bake in a preheated 375 oven 15 - 18 minutes until golden.

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About Sesame Onion Rolls

Course/Dish: Savory Breads, Other Breads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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