Recipe By Donna West
Published Apr 28th
Prep 20m Cook 20m Additional 1h 40m Ready In 2h 20m
Servings 16 rolls Calories 191.7

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.

Recipe Ingredients

  • ½ cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
  • ½ cup warm milk
  • 1 egg
  • ⅓ cup butter, softened
  • ⅓ cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast
  • ¼ cup butter, softened

Cooking Directions

  1. 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. 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. 3 Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes, until golden.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 191.7
  • Carbohydrate 27.1 g
  • Cholesterol 30 mg
  • Fat 7.5 g
  • Fiber 0.9 g
  • Protein 3.9 g
  • Saturated Fat 4.5 g
  • Sodium 201.5 mg
  • Sugar 4.6 g

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  1. Ended up being too sweet & crumbly for my taste
  2. 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 about 10 minutes for the yeast to proof. Then add the remaining ingredients. Let it rise until - Read more ...
  3. 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 just bubbles. Remove from heat, stir in sugar and butter until melted and cool to lukewarm. In a large - Read more ...
  4. 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 gives me 3 pans of rolls. I let them raise for 30 minutes, then bake in - Read more ...
  5. 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 into the bowl of my KitchenAid mixer, then stirred in the sugar until it dissolved, then stirred - Read more ...
  6. 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 bowl, add sugar, stir to disolve, add yeast, allow to proof for about 20 minutes until creamy foam appears, - Read more ...
  7. 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 into balls in my hand and then put them in my glass 9x13 pan and - Read more ...
  8. Amazingly wonderful. Just made them this morning. It was so easy using my bread machine on dough cycle; then pulled the dough out and rolled out flat for cinnamon rolls. Added fresh orange peel and 2 Tb fresh orange juice to butter, spread it on the rectangle of dough; packed on lots of brown sugar - Read more ...
  9. 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 flour as it called for, but I used the bread machine was all I had. I used 2 - Read more ...
  10. 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 the dough into 36 pieces and place 3 into each cup of a muffin tin. It makes big, light clover leaf rolls that everyone raves - Read more ...