Sweet Dinner Rolls
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Sweet Dinner Rolls

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"This dough makes wonderful dinner rolls but can also be used to make cinnamon rolls. Mixing it in your bread machine but bake the rolls in the oven. They're light, soft and sweet."
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2 h 20 m servings 192 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 192 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 7.5 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.1g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 3.9 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 30 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 202 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Place water, milk, egg, 1/3 cup butter, sugar, salt, flour and yeast in the pan of the bread machine in the order recommended by the manufacturer. Select Dough/Knead and First Rise Cycle; press Start.
  2. When cycle finishes, turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Divide dough in half. Roll each half into a 12 inch circle, spread 1/4 cup softened butter over entire round. Cut each circle into 8 wedges. Roll wedges starting at wide end; roll gently but tightly. Place point side down on ungreased cookie sheet. Cover with clean kitchen towel and put in a warm place, let rise 1 hour. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes, until golden.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.


  1. 2817 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

Wow, I can't believe I made such good rolls. I don't have a breadmaker, so here's what I did: I mixed the water and milk, nuked in in the microwave for 1 minute and 15 seconds, poured it int...

Most helpful critical review

Ended up being too sweet & crumbly for my taste

Wow, I can't believe I made such good rolls. I don't have a breadmaker, so here's what I did: I mixed the water and milk, nuked in in the microwave for 1 minute and 15 seconds, poured it int...

So yummy! I don't have a breadmaker, so I made these the traditional way (dissolve yeast and 1 tbsp sugar in warm water, let sit for about 10 min. Meanwhile, warm milk in saucepan until it jus...

There are never any rolls left when I make these for a dinner. After the dough raises, I divide the dough into 27 pieces and form into balls. I place 9 balls in a greased 9" pie pan, this give...

Excellent rolls! I made these into cinnamon rolls and they turned out great! I don't own a bread machine and for those who don't either here are the directions to use: pour water & milk into bow...

My absolute favorite bread recipe. I'm always asked to bring the rolls to get-togethers. I've used it for cinnamon rolls, monkey bread...almost everything. I do cheat, however; normally I cut th...

These rolls are so yummy.I don't have a bread maker so I make it the old fashioned way and it still turns out perfect everytime. Mix the warm water, warm milk and yeast first. Let it stand for a...

GREAT!!! 5++++ What more can I say. I have used this recipe many times and always turns out GREAT!! If I am in a hurry I take dough out of bread machine and cut in 12 equal pieces. Roll dough i...

The dough was too sticky in the machine, so I sprinkled flour into it until it was smooth. I was concerned about not using bread machine flour or bread machine yeast. I used the all purpose fl...

My oh my, these were sooooooooo good!!! I replaced 1 cup white flour for wheat flour. I made them the traditional way -no bread machine, and made 24 regular rolls formed in small balls. I ba...

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