Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 17 mins

Even the beginner cook can make these. And they're true home-made rolls. They must chill 2 hours. Or you can make them up 3 days in advance.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup water (110 degrees F)
  • 2 packages yeast (Do not use the quick rising in this recipe)
  • 12 cup butter, melted
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 14 cups flour


  1. Combine water and yeast in lg bowl; let stand for 5 minutes.
  2. With wooden spoon, stir in butter, sugar, eggs and salt.
  3. Add flour, 1 cup at a time and beat in as much as you can.
  4. (you will probably be able to use all the flour) Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or up to 3 days.
  5. Grease a 13x9 baking pan.
  6. Turn dough out onto floured surface.
  7. Divide into 24 equal pieces.
  8. Roll each piece into a smooth round ball.
  9. Place in rows in prepared pan.
  10. Cover and let rise for 1 hour; until doubled.
  11. Heat oven to 375*.
  12. Bake until golden brown, about 17 minutes.


Most Helpful

These were excellent! I thought the taste was wonderful and they looked beautiful. The dough was so easy to work with and rose just fine for me. I served these as part of my Thanksgiving meal and everyone commented on how light and fluffy these rolls were. Delicious!NOTE: I did knead the dough a bit before refrigerating it, even though the instructions didn't mention kneading.

HeatherFeather November 30, 2002

These rolls tasted very good when they were finally done, but the problem was that it took a lot longer for them to rise than was posted in the recipe book. We ended up having them for a "post-dinner" addition. I would recommend these rolls to others, but make sure you leave plenty of time for rising!

Lubie September 24, 2002

I am always happy to try MizzNez's recipes. This is another practical and tasty one! Just a clarification for those of us who cannot buy "packages" of yeast. Rule of thumb is 1 teaspoon of yeast per one cup of flour.

hkwatcher January 21, 2010

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a