Easy Dinner Rolls

 

Easy Dinner Roll Recipe 

Hello, my name is Jessica and I am a butter fanatic. To be honest, I’m not sure what I enjoy more, butter or a perfectly executed bread.

Soft, easy dinner rolls are easier to make than you think! Check out my speedy yeast rolls that you can make ahead and freeze. #dinnerrolls #yeastrolls #homemadebread www.savoryexperiments.com

Soft, easy dinner rolls are easier to make than you think! Check out my speedy yeast rolls that you can make ahead and freeze.

While I appreciate a crusty sourdough, buttery brioche or soft pumpernickel, one thing remains the same, they all taste better with a slab of rich, golden butter.

Really, bread is a vehicle to get the creamy goodness of butter from point A to point B in a socially acceptable way (although I have been known to lick the butter knife). Easy dinner rolls are one my ways to accomplish my goals. 

Soft, easy dinner rolls are easier to make than you think! Check out my speedy yeast rolls that you can make ahead and freeze!

While there are plenty of days that I have several hours to bake artisan breads, there are many more nights that I crave freshly baked bread to serve with dinner, but have limited time.

Correction: there are plenty of nights that I crave BUTTER! Easy dinner rolls are my solution. A basic recipe for the best dinner rolls, I also throw in fresh herbs, garlic or sun dried tomatoes, but one thing remains the same: butter.

Soft, easy dinner rolls are easier to make than you think! Check out my speedy yeast rolls that you can make ahead and freeze!

And not all butter is created equal. I prefer either gourmet butter, homemade 5-minute blender butter or one of my 5 favorite compound butters.

Good butter and a dinner roll recipe need to be paired with amazing dishes, give these a whirl!

Tools for making Easy Dinner Rolls:

Stand Mixer– I lived for years without one and I can tell you with 100% confidence that life with one is easier and it is worth the investment.

9 x 13 Glass Baking Dish– an absolute essential for any kitchen! Use it for baking, marinating or storing. Get one with a lid, you’ll thank me later. 

 

Soft, easy dinner rolls are easier to make than you think! Check out my speedy yeast rolls that you can make ahead and freeze. #dinnerrolls #yeastrolls #homemadebread www.savoryexperiments.com

Soft, easy dinner rolls are easier to make than you think! Check out my speedy yeast rolls that you can make ahead and freeze!
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Easy Dinner Rolls

Soft, easy dinner rolls are easier to make than you think! Check out my speedy yeast rolls that you can make ahead and freeze.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade dinner rolls, yeast rolls
Servings: 12 rolls
Calories: 223kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons warm water
  • 1 packet active dry yeast rapid rise
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup Vegetable oil
  • 1 egg room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted, plus a cold stick for greasing the pan

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl or a stand mixer fitted with the bread hook, combine sugar and yeast, giving a quick stir to combine. Add warm water and allow to bloom for 10-15 minutes. The mixture should be frothy and fragrant.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees and grease a 9x13 baking dish with a cold stick of butter.
  • Add oil, egg and salt, stir to combine. Add flour, 1/2 cup at a time, mixing between each addition.
  • Knead until bread comes together and slaps against the side of the bowl.
  • Turn dough onto a lightly floured cutting board or work surface. Divide into 12 equally sized balls and place into baking dish. Cover and allow to rise for 10 minutes.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until tops are lightly browned. When you remove rolls from oven, baste the tops with melted butter. Serve warm.
  • If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Notes

For added flavor, throw in fresh herbs, garlic or sun dried tomatoes.
Adapted from Real Mom Kitchen.

Nutrition

Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 119mg | Potassium: 44mg | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 80IU | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1.8mg

 

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