Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 20 mins

My sister gave me this recipe over 20 years ago and I make them every Thanksgiving. The family loves them and although this recipe takes a little more's worth every minute. Try them once and you will never again look for another potato roll recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dissolve 2 pkgs active dry yeast in warm water, add salt and 2T sugar.
  2. Heat until warm: mashed potatoes, butter, 1Cup sugar and milk.
  3. To the potato mixture, add yeast mixture, then mix in flour.
  4. Mix well and turn out on floured board and kneed for 10 minutes.
  5. Let rise for 1 hour in greased bowl (in a warm area). If you haven’t killed the yeast it will double in size.
  6. Wait an hour and punch down and make round rolls (large is best).
  7. Let rise another hr (or more) and bake in oven for 20 minutes at 350 degrees.
  8. Sometimes longer….
  9. Then sit back and watch brains fall out.
  10. Delicioso!


Most Helpful

Dough is easy to handle. The rolls came out nice and soft. I halved the recipe and baked mine for 23 minutes. I got a 9X13 pan of rolls and 6 hamburger buns out of it.

YungB November 18, 2008

Thesde are the BEST potato rolls EVER!!

Dr. David November 12, 2007

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