Whole Wheat Pan Rolls

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“Pretty straight forward recipe for wheat dinner rolls, but my family prefers pan rolls. That way the sides of the rolls touch in the oven and they end being really soft and easy to tear in half.”
2hrs 15mins
24 rolls

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add sugar/water mixture, shortening, salt, eggs and whole wheat flour. Beat until smooth. Stir in enough all-purpose flour to form a soft dough.
  2. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled (about 1 hour).
  3. Punch dough down. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; divide into four pieces. Shape into 2-inch balls. Dip balls into melted butter and place in 8" x 8" baking pan allowing balls to just touch. Cover and let rise until doubled (about 25 minutes).
  4. Bake at 375 degrees for 11-15 minutes or until browned. Remove from pans to wire racks. Serve warm.

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