Luby's Cafeteria Cloverleaf Rolls

Total Time
2hrs 50mins
Prep 2 hrs 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

For fans of cafeteria cuisine. These lightly-sweetened cloverleaf rolls complement any entree. There wouldn't be any reason that this couldn't be made in the bread machine on the dough cycle.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water.
  2. Add eggs and butter.
  3. Using dough hook of electric mixer, beat on medium speed until well blended.
  4. Add sugar, dry milk, and salt; mix well.
  5. Add flour, 1 cup at a time, mixing until dough begins to pull away from side of bowl.
  6. Lightly grease top of dough with oil.
  7. Cover loosely and let rise in warm place 1 hour or until doubled in size.
  8. Lightly grease 12 medium muffin cups.
  9. Punch dough down.
  10. Divide dough evenly into 12 pieces.
  11. Divide each piece into 3 balls and place in muffin cup.
  12. Let rise in warm place 1 hour.
  13. While dough is rising for the second time, preheat oven to 350°F Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.


Most Helpful

Wonderful,tasted exactly like cafeteria rolls. I did use a bread machine and it worked great!

melrenee72 May 14, 2012

These were great, the perfect cafeteria roll! They rose very nicely. I served them with pot roast and mashed potatoes. They were perfect for sopping up the gravy.

NannetteLa December 31, 2007

I haven't been to a Luby's but these were a nice tasting roll. It was a easy yeast bread to make. I thought they might be a little yeasty tasting because of the amount of yeast used but they weren't. They rose up so nice and big. Thanks Molly53. Bullwinkle.

bullwinkle November 13, 2005

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