Oatmeal Dinner Rolls

Oatmeal Dinner Rolls


"Make sure yeast is not out of date (package is stamped with an expiration date)."


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Original recipe yields 32 servings


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  1. BRING 2 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan; stir in oats and butter. Boil, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Remove from heat; let cool to 110 degrees.
  2. STIR together yeast, 1/2 cup warm water, and 1 tablespoon sugar in a 2-cup measuring cup; let stand 5 minutes.
  3. BEAT oat mixture, yeast mixture, flour, salt, and brown sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth.
  4. TURN dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic (about 5 minutes). Place in a well-greased bowl, turning to grease top.
  5. COVER and let rise in a warm place (85 degrees), free from drafts, 1 hour or until dough is doubled in bulk.
  6. PUNCH dough down, and divide in half; shape each portion into 16 (1 1/2-inch) balls. Place evenly into 2 lightly greased 9- x 1 3/4-inch round cake pans.
  7. COVER and let rise in a warm place (85 degrees), free from drafts, 30 minutes or until doubled in bulk.
  8. BAKE at 375 degrees for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
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  1. 97 Ratings


Very easy to make. I whipped these up the night before and let them rise overnight in the refrigerator after forming the rolls. My kids said these were the best rolls I've ever made. I will d...

These turned out wonderful. I substituted some whole wheat flour for the white flour to make them a little healthier. They were very soft and moist. My boyfriend and I ate them up in less tha...

I thought these were really good but a little too chewy and doughy on the bottom for us. I think I am going to lower the oven temp and bake these longer to achieve the perfect rolls for my fami...

These rolls were great! This recipe could easily make 50 rolls, just make the balls 1" in diameter, rather than 1 1/2". I used 3 c. bread flour and 1 c. whole wheat flour rather than 4 c. all-...

I made a bread that outshone the dinner before this one! Wow, they were delicious. Very heavy and yeasty.

Wow! My sis-in-law wanted to "raise the bar" of her Thanksgiving bash and have it be a little more Martha Stewart. Oh no. I looked around for a new roll recipe and tried this one. These were so ...

These have to be the best rolls I've ever tasted! The recipe is simple to follow and the rolls turn out perfect. My family and I love them! Thanks.

i donot like bread at all but these rolls r the best i have ever tasted. my kids love rolls so i mades them these. i sub so ingredients i i was missing. i add bread flour for the all-purpose flo...

Awesome recipe