Grandma's Dinner Rolls
Prep Time: 15 min.
Rising Time: 90 min. to 2 hrs.
Time: 12 to 14 min.
- 3 Tablespoons warm water (105-degrees F.
to 115-degrees F.)
- 1 package (1/4-ounce) active dry
- 1/4 teaspoon
- 3/4 cups
- 1/4 cup
butter, cut into
- 1 teaspoon
- 1/4 cup
- 3 - 3 1/2 cups all-purpose
melted (if desired)
Bread Recipe Directions:
1) In a small bowl, place warm water and stir in
yeast and 1/4 teaspoon sugar until dissolved.
2) Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes or until mixture
starts to foam around edges.
3) Place milk and butter in 1-quart saucepan. Cook
over low heat, stirring occasionally, until butter is almost melted.
4) Combine 1/4 cup sugar and salt in large bowl.
Add warm milk mixture; mix well.
5) Add egg and beat at medium speed until well
mixed. (Check the temperature in the bowl. It should be less then
115°F. If it is warmer, let mixture cool slightly.)
6) Add yeast mixture; continue beating until well
mixed. Add 2 cups flour; beat until mixture is smooth.
7) Stir in enough remaining flour with wooden
spoon, 1/2 cup at a time, until dough is easy to handle. Let dough
rest 5 minutes.
8) Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead
until smooth and elastic (about 5 minutes).
9) Add more flour if dough is sticky. Place into
greased bowl; turn greased side up.
10) Cover; let rise in warm
place until doubled in size for 45 to 60 minutes. (Dough is ready if
indentation remains when touched.)
11) Punch down dough. Divide dough in half. Cut
each half into 9 equal pieces. Shape each piece into a ball.
12) Place balls onto large greased baking sheets.
Cover with plastic food wrap and let rise until almost doubled in size
for 30 to 45 minutes.
Preheat oven to 350ºF.
13) Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until light
14) Brush warm rolls with melted butter, if