Quick Yeast Rolls

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If you’re looking for a delicious and easy-to-make dinner roll recipe, this is the one for you! This recipe requires only a few basic ingredients and can be made in less than an hour. These fluffy and light dinner rolls are perfect for any occasion.


  • 1 cup hot water
  • 3 tablespoons white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast
  • 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the hot water, sugar, and butter. Let the mixture cool until it is lukewarm.
  2. Add the yeast to the mixture and stir until it is dissolved.
  3. Add the flour, beaten egg, and salt to the bowl and mix until the dough comes together.
  4. Knead the dough for 5-10 minutes on a floured surface until it is smooth and elastic.
  5. Cover the bowl with a damp cloth and let the dough rise until it has doubled in size, approximately 30 minutes.
  6. Grease 8 muffin cups with cooking spray or butter.
  7. Punch down the dough and divide it into 8 equal pieces.
  8. Shape each piece into a ball and place it in the prepared muffin cups.
  9. Cover the muffin cups with a damp cloth and let the dough rise until it has doubled in size again, approximately 30 minutes.
  10. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  11. Bake the dinner rolls for approximately 10-12 minutes or until they are golden brown on top and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  12. Remove the dinner rolls from the muffin cups and serve them warm with butter.

This recipe is perfect for beginners who are new to baking or anyone who wants to make homemade dinner rolls quickly and easily. The addition of an egg in this recipe makes the rolls extra fluffy and light. You can also add some herbs or cheese to the dough to give the rolls a different flavor. These dinner rolls can be served with any meal, and they also make great sandwiches. Make this recipe the next time you need a quick and delicious side dish!

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