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a dozen baked dinner rolls in a white baking dish on top of a white and blue kitchen towel.
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Homemade Dinner Rolls

These soft, buttery dinner rolls are the perfect addition to any meal! Serve warm with some butter at dinner or make delicious mini-sandwiches.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Rise for1 hr 40 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 265kcal


Dinner Rolls

  • 4 cups bread flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp dry active yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water 105 degrees F
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 4 ounces melted butter
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup hot milk 115 degrees F

Egg Wash

  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp water


  • In the bowl of a standing mixer, stir the yeast into the warm water ( about 120 degreeand let it sit for about 5-6 minutes.
  • Once the yeast is nice and foamy go ahead and beat in the hot milk, sugar, melted butter, salt, and egg.
  • Add the bread flour to the yeast mixture, and knead with the dough hook. Mix for 8-10 minutes until the dough is slightly tacky.
  • Flour your work surface and knead the dough with your hands for a couple extra seconds
  • Place the dough in a greased bowl, cover and let it sit in a warm place for about an hour or until it doubles in size.
  • Place the risen dough on your floured work surface and divide the dough into 12 pieces.
  • Shape the dough pieces into dinner rolls by tucking the edges underneath.
  • Butter a 9 x 13 baking pan and place the balls of dough spaced a little apart. Cover and let it rise in a warm place for an additional 40 minutes or until doubled in size
  • Brush the risen balls of dough with the egg wash and place in a preheated oven at 375 degrees F for 20 minutes or until fully cooked through.
  • Brush with melted butter and enjoy



Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 282mg | Potassium: 86mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 310IU | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 0.5mg