Onion Yeast Rolls

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by Mimi in Maine

These are the very best Onion Rolls you will ever taste because they are made with sauted onions, not raw--sauted in butter! They are rolled up and sliced and put in a pan to rise. The leftover rolls, if you have any left, make a great sandwich.

Top Review by katricathreads

Don't make this recipe. It doesn't tell you to put in the yeast mixture, 4 cups of flour was a goopy mess, 1/2 cup of sugar way too much. Doesn't say whether or not to knead. Ugh.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute the chopped onions in the 3 tablespoons of butter over mediun low heat till soft, but NOT BURN--set aside (if you need more butter, add just a little at a time).
  2. Dissolve yeast in 2/3 cups warm water and let sit a few minutes to proof.
  3. Melt the butter in a pan and cool.
  4. In a large bowl beat the eggs; add the sugar, milk, cooled butter, and salt--mix well.
  5. Add the flour gradually till you can handle it well.
  6. Let rise; punch down and rise again.
  7. Roll out the dough into a rectangle.
  8. Spread the onions (don't worry if there is some butter left on them) over the dough evenly.
  9. Roll up in a jelly roll fashion.
  10. Cut into 1" pieces.
  11. Place cut side down on an UNGREASED baking sheet.
  12. Let rise again.
  13. Bake at a 400 degree oven for about 15 minutes.

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