Brown and Serve Rolls (ABM)

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Marie

These rolls are initially baked for only 5 minutes, then cooled and frozen. Whenever you want fresh rolls, pull out amount needed and bake - no thawing necessary. They will taste as delicious as though you just made them. Great make aheads for company dinners.

Top Review by Bonnie G 2

Needed something for the ABM on Thanksgiving to save time and choice these. Can't speak for the freezing method as with the crowd we had I just baked the whole batch, but the rolls themselves were easy to make, and the taste light and fluffy great rolls that disapperared in a flash. Next I'm going to make another batch just to always have ready in the freezer for a quick dinner roll.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat egg in large measuring cup and add enough water to equal 1 1/2 cups liquid.
  2. Add liquid to breadmaker.
  3. Add remaining ingredients except cooking spray in order as suggested by your breadmaker.
  4. Select dough cycle.
  5. When cycle is complete, remove dough and place in large greased bowl and spray top with butter spray.
  6. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise until doubled, about 30 minutes.
  7. Punch dough down and turn out onto a lightly floured board.
  8. Cut dough in half, then cut each half into 3 equal pieces.
  9. Cut each of these pieces into 3 equal pieces to make 18 pieces of dough.
  10. Lightly flour hands and roll each piece into a ball and place into muffin tins that have been sprayed with butter spray.
  11. Spray tops of rolls, cover and let stand for 30 minutes to rise until doubled.
  12. Bake at 400° for 5 minutes or just until they begin to brown.
  13. Remove from oven and cool in pans for a few minutes.
  14. Remove to racks to cool completely, then place on a tray and put in freezer until firm.
  15. Place in plastic freezer bags and freeze.
  16. To complete cooking, place as many frozen rolls as you need in muffin tins and bake at 400° until golden brown, about 6 or 7 minutes.
  17. Note: If you want to bake them immediately, bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.

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