Tracy's Sweet Buttery Refrigerator Rolls

Tracy's Sweet Buttery Refrigerator Rolls Recipe

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Tracy Modisette


These rolls are tradition at our house during the holidays or special dinners. I found the original recipe in the mid 90's in a Woman's Day mag a grandmother of mine also made a similar recipe
(I combined the 2)Delicious!! These work great as a "monkey bread" either sweet or savory cut out dough as directed then pick..sweet: toss in cinnamon sugar and add nuts...savory: sprinkle with sweet dried basil or other italian herbs sprinkle with parmesan or other cheese as you layer, add pine nuts for added flair layer and bake in fluted pan 30 mins @ 350 or until golden and baked through...Yummmy!!


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5 DZ
5 Hr 35 Min
20 Min


  • 1 pkg
    {1/4 oz.} active dry yeast
  • 3/4 c
  • 3/4 c
    crisco melted
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 2
  • 5 c
    all purpose flour divided
  • 1 tsp
  • 8 Tbsp
    butter or margarine melted, divided

How to Make Tracy's Sweet Buttery Refrigerator Rolls


  1. In small bowl combine yeast and 1/3 cup cold water until dissolved. In large bowl with mixer at medium speed mix sugar and crisco until well mixed. Heat milk until just warm. To large bowl add yeast, milk, eggs and 2 1/2 cups flour. Cover bowl with damp cloth; let rise until double in size, about
    1 1/2 hours.
  2. With mixer at medium speed beat in salt and remaining 2 1/2 cups flour until batter forms sticky dough. Cover with plastic wrap: chill 2 hours or overnight.
  3. Butter two 9" square baking pans. On lightly floured surface roll dough to 1/2" thick. Cut dough into circles using 2" biscuit cutter. Using 6 Tbs. melted butter lightly brush 1 side of each circle. Fold in half, buttered side in and place flat side down in baking pans. Brush tops of rolls with remaining butter. Cover pans with plastic wrap; let rise until double in size, about 1 1/2 hours. Preheat oven to 350. Bake until tops are brown, about 20 minutes. Makes about 5 dz rolls.

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About Tracy's Sweet Buttery Refrigerator Rolls

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads

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