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“This is a basic recipe for dinner rolls. The dough can be refrigerated for up to 2 hours, if needed. Just let it warm up/rise before baking. Also, this dough can be used to make cinnamon rolls.”
READY IN:
2hrs 45mins
YIELD:
24 rolls
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Measure water into a warm bowl.
  2. Dissolve yeast into water.
  3. Add sugar, butter, egg, and salt.
  4. Add enough flour to make the dough easy to handle (not sticky).
  5. Knead the dough until it becomes smooth and elastic (about 10 minutes).
  6. Place in a greased bowl to rise until double in size (about 1 hour).
  7. Divide the dough into small balls and place in greased muffin cups (for clover-leaf rolls, place 3 balls in each muffin cup; for regular dinner rolls, place 2 balls in each muffin cup).
  8. Brush with butter, if desired.
  9. Let rise again until double in size, about another hour.
  10. Bake at 375 for 10 - 15 minutes.

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