Once you see how tasty and beautiful these easy yeast rolls are they’ll become a family staple for holidays, special events or even a weeknight dinner.
For years my mom’s gorgeous yeast rolls have adorned every single family gathering that I can remember. They’re always a picture perfect, soft and pillowy cloud of yeasty heaven that are snatched up in no time flat. I’ll never forget the day that she shared with me the secret to her success of her always gorgeous yeast rolls.
You know what her secret is? She uses frozen pre-made yeast dough. Yep. And nobody could ever guess that her yeast rolls weren’t made from scratch. I’m telling you that even my greek mother-in-law who makes everything from scratch, couldn’t believe her ears when the truth came out. These yeast rolls are a delicious side to any meal but they also melt in your mouth with butter and jam, and are just perfect for making cute little sandwiches with leftover turkey or ham. I’m telling you. You need these in your life.
Christmas may only be a few days away and I’m certain that you’ve got a bazillion and one things to do. But making and kneading dough for perfect pillowy yeast rolls isn’t one of them.
In case you missed it, I made some simple but delicious herb butter for Thanksgiving that everyone loved! You can make the butter pats any shape you like! I’m thinking a holly leaf fwould be darling for Christmas.
Here’s the link :: Herb Butter Recipe .
Wishing you a delicious and stress-free Christmas!
Here’s the yeast roll how too ::
- 1 package (4 loaves) frozen yeast dough (I use the Kroger grocery store brand)
- ½ stick butter melted
- Let dough thaw according to package directions
- Spray muffin tins with a non-stick oil spray
- Pull pieces of dough away from the thawed dough and roll into 1 balls
- Place 3 dough balls into each muffin cup (each loaf make roughly 6 rolls)
- Once you've rolled all the dough balls, place the muffin tins in a warm place, spray plastic wrap with a non-stick cooking spray and put that side face down over the rolls. Put a kitchen towel over the top of plastic wrap and let dough rise for a couple of hours or so (depending on how warm the area is where you placed them) until rolls puff up about 1 inch above pan.
- Once rolls have risen, place into a 350º oven for 15-20 minutes until the rolls a just getting golden brown
- Remove from oven, brush rolls with melted butter and let cool in muffin tins then turn out into a bowl or basket and serve & enjoy!