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Super Rich, Light Dinner Rolls

Light and buttery, these homemade dinner rolls freeze well - make them in a big batch and have them whenever you want!
Prep Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 57 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 60kcal
Author Marye Audet-White


  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 packages active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water (110F)
  • 4 to 5 cups white flour


  • Scald milk by bringing it just under a boil - bubbles will form around the edge of the pan.
  • Add butter and sugar to hot milk and let cool to 110F
  • Add the yeast to the warm water. Stir until dissolved
  • Add 2 cups of flour to the milk mixture and beat on low speed of a mixer for one minute
  • Beat in eggs and add yeast
  • Stir in enough flour to make a sticky dough that leaves the sides of the bowl
  • Turn out on to a lightly floured counter and knead about five minutes
  • Place in a buttered bowl, butter the top, and cover with a tea towel.
  • Let rise until doubled, about 1 hour
  • Punch down and shape into balls
  • Place balls in oiled muffin tins and let rise 20- 30 minutes, or until double
  • Bake at 375F for 12 minutes, or until light golden brown


Calories: 60kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 105mg | Potassium: 15mg | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 150IU | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 0.1mg