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I made these for a dinner party. I didn't have "shortening" and used butter instead. These rolls were heavenly!!! I served them with garlic olive oil and herbs so we could dip them. It was my first time making rolls (or any bread-type for the matter) and these were so simple! I will be making these again VERY soon!!!

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LauraTracey January 26, 2003

These are super easy to put together when time is short. They raise into light airy rolls & can take a meal of leftovers a step higher--to planned overs!

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Iron Bloomers April 12, 2002

Loved these! They look like muffins but are really wonderful, fluffy dinner rolls. These will be on our table often.

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Karen Bell July 25, 2002

Very easy rolls, and very yummy!! So much better than store bought rolls!!

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Pam Bayne April 21, 2002

Wow. These rolls were great and had great texture. Soft not chewy and only took me an hour and 40 min from start to finish. It would have been quicker, but I wanted to bake them in an 8x8 pan, so I had to roll out 12 balls which was a sticky mess so I had to pull apart and flour each one so next time I'll just add enough flour to the dough until it's no longer sticky before the first rise. That'll make it a lot easier and a lot less messy. Anyways, my first rise, I let rise 30 min on a warm oven and after I rolled the balls, I let them rise 20 min in a 140 degree oven. They were so pretty after I buttered them and came out perfectly. Some family members ate 3 rolls. I wanted another but was too full lol. Also, I added 1/4 cup sugar total and 3 TBSP butter in place of shortening.

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These rolls are delicious and are my go-to rolls from now on. I had another one this morning for breakfast and I could really taste the flavor and appreciate the texture of these soft, buttery (thanks to my addition) rolls. Its a keeper for sure! I personally think adding a 1/4 cup of flour or more to the dough and rolling the dough in balls and placing them close together in a pan gives it a much prettier appearance and they'll actually look like rolls ;)

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thirdsplease June 29, 2012

I have to admit that I was skeptical of these easy rolls but I was proven wrong...they are easy AND really tasty. They make a GREAT sub for regular yeast rolls. Instead of shortening, I used butter. I also increased the sugar to 4 tablespoons and I think next time I will add even more because I really like a sweeter dinner roll. I LOVE that these can be made in one bowl AND that I can have a homemade roll with supper on a weeknight. I also like that this batch makes 12 rolls, my regular dinner roll recipe makes at least twice that and sometimes that leads to waste. Thanks!

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Laura123 October 15, 2009

Great rolls. Still trying to figure out why they stuck to my pan even though I sprayed it with Pam. Definitely a keeper! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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Carrie September 15, 2004

These worked beautifully. Followed pumacreek and used whole wheat flour (2c) and 1/4c wheat germ. Also had no shortening so used olive oil. So simple and no kneading!

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Ladymedic March 04, 2010

I have now made this twice and it is awesome... The second time I added some Italian herbs to the recipe and they popped out great... I added about 2tsp of herbs and 1tsp of garlic powder.. Great!

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J & K Sinclair December 14, 2009

GREAT, and just in time for turkey day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks for the recipe, will be making it all the time. It has been requested twice by the family already! I added 2 Tbsp honey to the mix since we like our dinner rolls a little sweeter. It's a great addition.

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Bridget Elaine November 15, 2009
Double-Quick Dinner Rolls