Best Rolls Ever!

Best Rolls Ever!


"A yeast-roll recipe which uses self-rising flour for the most airy, delicious rolls ever! Note: the secret to these light and airy rolls is NOT punching down the dough and NOT kneading it, plus the added lift the self-rising flour gives."


servings 248 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 248 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 8.5 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.9g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 4.8 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 654 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl place 2 cups water and butter or margarine. Microwave about 2 minutes.
  2. In another bowl, mix 1 cup sugar and eggs.
  3. In a separate cup, microwave 1/2 cup water for 30 seconds. Add 1 teaspoon sugar and dissolve yeast in this.
  4. Mix butter water and sugar and eggs mixture together; add salt. Mix in yeast water. Stir in 7 to 7 1/2 cups flour. Mix well and let rise in the refrigerator overnight, covered.
  5. When ready to use, dump onto floured surface (DO NOT PUNCH DOWN!) and let warm to room temperature. LIGHTLY KNEAD! Only work in enough extra flour to handle.
  6. Shape into rolls and place on greased sheet(s). Let rest 30 minutes, or until doubled in size.
  7. Bake in a preheated 400 degree F (205 degrees C) oven until tops are golden. Brush with oil or butter immediately out of the oven.
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  1. 55 Ratings


I cut this recipe in half. Because the recipe asked for 1 1/2 packets of yeast, I didn't know how to easily divide a packet of yeast in half so I used two full packets. I used my Kitchen Aid to ...

This is the closest I've come to my great grandmother's rolls. The secret to light and fluffy rolls is to not overknead, or they turn out biscuity. These come out perfect with my Kitchenaid mi...

Perfect first time trying it. so simple I couldn't believe how good they are. Didn't have time to do the overnight in the refigerator and even with a short amount of time to rise they came out p...

Unfortunately, I cannot agree that these are the best rolls ever. I make rolls fairly often and had high hopes with these. The recipe takes too long to make, its expensive and thus a bit disappo...

I am a 56 year old man who does not cook very much, but after trying this Recipe for these dinner rolls I have to say they are the best I have eaten, and now I do more cooking because I love the...

Always a hit with my family. I've used this recipe for 2 years with many repeat requests. When making rolls like these many people make the mistake of over-working the dough. Their finished p...

Thank you for this excellent roll recipe. I practiced the recipe a few days before Thanksgiving and it was a hit with absolutely everyone. I live in a high altitude area, so I added a bit more ...

I was looking for a really easy yeast roll recipe when I came across this one. Not being the best cook in the world, I was almost intimidated but gave it a try any way. The recipe title sure f...

If I could give this recipe 10 stars I would. I've been looking for a recipe to match that which my grandmother would make every year for Thanksgiving and while grandma can no longer find/remem...