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Easy Homemade Dinner Rolls

This recipe for Homemade Dinner Rolls turn out perfect every time. The buns are soft, light and fluffy- the perfect dinner roll to complete any meal.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Rise Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings: 15 rolls
Author: Valentina's Corner


  • 4 cups all-purpose flour, measured then sifted
  • 1 1/3 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter (4 Tbsp)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar


  • Grease 9"x13" baking sheets and lightly dust with flour. 
  • In a large bowl, add flour and salt. In the center of the flour create well. 
  • In a saucepan, combine milk and butter, heat until warm then remove from heat.
  • Pour milk mixture into the well and sprinkle the yeast over the water and sugar. Give a quick stir, cover and allow the yeast to activate, about 3 minutes.
  • Mix dough until well incorporated. The dough should be soft and slightly sticky. Cover dough and set aside to rise for 2 hours in a warm area.
  • Lightly dust working area with flour. Roll out a log and cut 15 equal parts.
  • Shape the dough into round balls, cover rolls and let rise 30-45 minutes, until doubled. 
  • Bake dinner rolls on 375°F for 20-25 minutes, until golden in color. Allow rolls to slightly cool and generously butter top of rolls.
  • Enjoy!