Mom's Yeast Rolls

Mom's Yeast Rolls


"This is the best bread recipe. Light and fluffy rolls that melt in your mouth. Can be used to make loaves or cinnamon rolls."


servings 104 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



  • Calories:
  • 104 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 3 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.6g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 163 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt margarine in hot water. Add sugar and salt and stir. Add cold water and yeast. Stir to dissolve yeast.
  2. Add 3 cups flour and mix. Add eggs and 2 1/2 - 3 cups more flour. Mix, cover and let rise until dough doubles in size.
  3. Punch down and let rise 30 more minutes or until doubles.
  4. Make walnut size balls of dough. Place about 2 inches apart in well-buttered 9 x 13 inch pan. Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 30-45 minutes. Brush top of rolls with margarine while hot.
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  1. 176 Ratings


It is my opinion that if a recipe gives so many different results that it is probably not a very good recipe. I tried this recipe as I was curious as to why so many had poor result and so many ...

Excellent rolls! I had to add more flour than called for. The next time I will make them bigger than walmut size. I also made some into cinnamon rolls. I like the dinner rolls better!

These were great! I halved the recipe and got worried because it came out more of a batter than dough. I made pull apart rolls with it. They were spectacular right out of the oven! And even ...

I was looking for a recipe that most closely matched the one I grew up enjoying. I had misplaced my copy of the measurements. This on is truely a winner. I replaced; the warm water for warm milk...

I have tried this recipe numerous times with excellent results! These rolls are light and fluffy...and make wonderful cinnamon rolls. My daughter says they are the best rolls she has ever tried ...

I cut this recipe in half to get 18 rolls. I used my Kitchen Aid to make these rolls. I proofed the yeast in the mixer bowl with the sugar and warm water for ten minutes until the yeast "bloomed...

This is one of the best recipes for rolls that I have ever found they meltin your mouth and are wonderful.

These were really easy to make rolls, I made a half recipe, doubled the sugar and used butter instead of margarine and they tasted great although they were somewhat small. I did also have to us...

These rolls seemed like they were straight out of a restaurant. I cut the butter to 5 tbs and they still came out good.