Please allow me to introduce you to my favorite homemade dinner rolls recipe. Soft and buttery, this freezer friendly dough is perfect for your dinner table!
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My Favorite Homemade Dinner Rolls Recipe

Please allow me to introduce you to my favorite homemade dinner rolls recipe. Soft and buttery, this freezer friendly dough is perfect for your dinner table!
Course Bread/Side
Cuisine American
Keyword Christmas, Easter, Gluten Free, Side Dish, Thanksgiving
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Chill & Rise Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 32 minutes
Servings 24 dinner rolls
Author Stacy Williams
Cost $6.00

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 c. warm water about 110° F
  • 2 pkgs . active dry yeast or 4 1/2 tsp active dry yeast
  • 1/2 c real butter melted plus 2-4 tbsp for topping, melted.
  • 1/2 c granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. salt may be omitted
  • 4 1/4 c bread flour
  • Cooking Spray

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 375°F and proof the yeast.
  • After the yeast has proofed, stir in the melted butter, eggs, sugar and salt.
  • Add the bread flour 1 cup at a time until you can’t get anymore properly mixed in.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least two hours. 
  • Once the dough has chilled for at least 2 hours, spray a 9×13 baking dish liberally with cooking spray.
  • Divide the dough into 24 equal pieces then place into the baking dish.
  • Cover the dish and set it in a warm spot.
  • Allow dough to rise for at least 2 hours.
  • Bake at 350°F for 17-19 minutes or until golden brown
  • Brush with melted butter.
  • Serve Warm

Notes

  • Do not use bread machine or quick rise yeast.
  • Do not proof yeast with sugar.
  • If you are freezing the dinner roll dough, divide the dough into equal portions and wrap each one with plastic wrap.Freeze then transfer to a gallon size freezer bag stored inside an airtight food storage container. Thaw completely when you’re ready to use and continue with the recipe as written.