No Knead Bread Dinner Roll Recipe – My Thrifty Roll Recipe

07/08/2016 12:00 pm · 184 comments

by Sarah A Thrifty Mom

No Knead Bread Recipe, Butter Roll recipe, Easy Dinner Rolls made from scratch, how to make dinner rolls, how to shape crescent rollsNo Knead Bread Dinner Roll Recipe – My Thrifty Roll Recipe

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IMG_1929I know that there are thousands of bread recipes.  But  I love this recipe, it is quick easy and so far fail proof.  I have made it hundreds of times and they always turn out,  so in my book it is a keeper! I also like it because you do not have to knead the dough.  I have a lot of problems with pain in my wrists, so it works best for me.  My girls and I love cooking together, some times it would be faster or less messy without their help…. but I feel it is best to let them help while they are still eager to learn.

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In large bowl add

  • 2 cups warm water ( if it is too hot or too cold…you will kill the yeast.  So make sure it is warm)
  • 2 TBS yeast
  • 1/2 cup sugar

Give it a few minutes in the bowl, to make sure your yeast is working.

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Then add:

  • 3 eggs whipped lightly
  • 3/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Sometimes I add 1/2 cup of apple sauce to make them extra moist, in place of part of the butter.

Mix well….

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Start to whisk in the flour one cup at a time ( for a total of 6 cups) you will also need 1/2- 1 cup  when you shape the rolls.

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You will need to switch over to a spoon to mix with,  on about cup 4 of flour.

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Dough WILL be sticky, scrap down the sides of the bowl and cover with plastic wrap or a towel…I use both.

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Set aside in a warm place, (like a sunny window seat) and allow to raise.  Till doubled in size. ( if you are in a hurry let rise 20 mins other wise let it rise 60 mins).  Works best to wait the full 60 mins.

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Take off the plastic wrap, punch down to get the air out.  You will need to dust with flour.

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Take out HALF the dough, spread on floured counter top. With your hands make  into a circle.  Keep dusting with flour so it is easy to work with. ( do the same with the other half of dough) I have found it is just easier to work with only half at a time.

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Cut into wedges, and roll up in to crescent roll shape.  Or you can just make balls  in the shape of dinner rolls.

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Place them on a greased pan, Bake 400 degrees 10-12 mins

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Once cooked, brush a bit of butter on top to give them a nice shine.  Take off baking sheet, cool on cooling rack.

Last but not least enjoy!

No Knead Bread Recipe, Butter Roll recipe, Easy Dinner Rolls made from scratch, how to make dinner rolls, how to shape crescent rollsPrintable Recipe Card

No Knead Bread Dinner Roll Recipe
 
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No Knead bread dinner rolls. Super easy to make and you can use normal All Purpose Flour or Bread Flour too.
Cuisine: American
Serves: 32 dinner rolls
Ingredients
  • 2 cups warm water ( if it is too hot or too cold...you will kill the yeast. So make sure it is warm)
  • 2 TBS yeast
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 3 eggs whipped lightly
  • ¾ cup melted butter (or do ½ cup butter and ½ cup apple sauce)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 cups All Purpose or Bread flour works, may need more or less depending on dough.
  • ½-1 cup flour to use when you shape the dinner rolls before you bake them
Instructions
  1. First mix:
  2. cups warm water ( if it is too hot or too cold...you will kill the yeast. So make sure it is warm)
  3. TBS yeast
  4. /2 cup sugar
  5. Give it a few minutes in the bowl, to make sure your yeast is working.
  6. Then add:
  7. eggs whipped lightly
  8. /4 cup melted butter
  9. teaspoon salt
  10. Mix well....
  11. Start to whisk in the flour one cup at a time ( for a total of 6 cups)
  12. You will need to switch over to a spoon to mix with, on about cup 4 of flour.
  13. Dough WILL be sticky, scrap down the sides of the bowl and cover with plastic wrap or a towel...I use both.
  14. Set aside in a warm place, (like a sunny window seat) and allow to raise. Till doubled in size. ( if you are in a hurry let rise 20 mins other wise let it rise 60 mins). Works best to wait the full 60 mins. But I let it rise as long as 3 hours before.
  15. Take off the plastic wrap, punch down to get the air out. You will need to dust with flour.
  16. Take out HALF the dough, spread on floured counter top. With your hands make into a circle. Keep dusting with flour so it is easy to work with, do the same with the other half of dough. I have found it is just easier to work with only half at a time.
  17. Cut into wedges, and roll up in to crescent roll shape. Or you can just make balls in the shape of dinner rolls.
  18. Place them on a greased pan, Bake 400 degrees 10-12 mins. If baking two pans switch the rack they are on in the oven half way thru baking, for even cooking times.
  19. Once cooked, brush a bit of butter on top to give them a nice shine. Take off baking sheet, cool on cooling rack.
  20. Last, but not least enjoy!
  21. Photos and recipe found here http://athriftymom.com/my-thrifty-roll-recipe/

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221 comments
A Thrifty Mom
A Thrifty Mom

I have not tried with whole wheat... so not sure

Tiffany Hillhouse
Tiffany Hillhouse

Angie. If you want to know if eggs are bad to the float technique. If it floats it's bad

Selina Jones
Selina Jones

Mixing shredded cheese in with dough with some garlic would make a great garlic cheese rolls

Tiffany Murphy
Tiffany Murphy

Thank you for this! Can't wait to try this recipe out with my girls

A Thrifty Mom
A Thrifty Mom

Thanks... they like to help me in the kitchen

A Thrifty Mom
A Thrifty Mom

LOL right... normally we buy our flour in the 50 lb bag at costco

A Thrifty Mom
A Thrifty Mom

You will know if you get one.. . growing up on a farm with our own eggs it happened a lot more than eggs from the store

A Thrifty Mom
A Thrifty Mom

I am no longer live... but come back ans answer question as I have time

Angie Kingery
Angie Kingery

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Angie Kingery
Angie Kingery

Good job ladies \U0001f44d\U0001f44f\U0001f44f\U0001f60b

Miranda Reimer
Miranda Reimer

I've never made homemade rolls...these are so easy and good!!

Brenda Chaney
Brenda Chaney

I'm glad your daughter is helping, how else are they going to learn.

Jennie Newcomb Clark
Jennie Newcomb Clark

Love the little voices and seeing mommy kiddo time being spent together!

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