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1-Hour Soft Dinner Rolls.
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One-Hour Dinner Rolls

1- Hour Dinner Rolls! The best soft and fluffy dinner rolls that are tasty enough for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners yet easy enough to whip up any night of the week. Serve them warm with all your favorite main courses!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bread, rolls
Servings: 12
Calories: 227kcal


  • Large bowl
  • 9x13 casserole dish


  • 1 cup water
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour as needed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 Tablespoons instant yeast
  • Plus additional butter for brushing optional (about 2 Tablespoons)


  • Combine the water, butter and milk.
    1 cup water, 2 Tablespoons butter, 1/2 cup milk
  • Place mixture in the microwave or in a saucepan over medium-heat and heat until the mixture reaches 95-115F. If it is hotter, allow it to cool slightly before proceeding with the recipe.
  • Stir together 3 1/2 cups of the flour, salt, sugar and instant yeast in a large bowl or the bowl of your stand mixer.
    4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/4 cup white sugar, 1 Tablespoons instant yeast
  • Add the warm liquid mixture and knead for 6-8 minutes until a soft ball forms and pulls clean away from the sides of the bowl. Add the additional 1 cup flour, as needed
  • Place the dough in a greased bowl and cover with plastic wrap and a clean towel for 15 minutes.
  • Grease a 9” x 13” casserole dish and set aside.
  • Punch down the dough and divide into 12 equal sized balls of dough.
  • Place the balls of dough in the greased casserole dish and re-cover with plastic wrap and towel for another 15 minutes.
  • Preheat your oven to 400F
  • Remove plastic wrap and towel from the casserole dish and place the dish in the oven for 15 minutes, until puffed and golden brown on top.
  • If brushing with butter, brush halfway through baking with 1 Tablespoon of melted butter and then again after baking.
    Plus additional butter for brushing


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 227kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 230mg | Potassium: 70mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 133IU | Vitamin C: 0.001mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 2mg