Pumpkin Knot Rolls

READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
Recipe by skat5762

These delicately-flavoured rolls add a festive touch to any table, and are surprisingly easy to make!

Top Review by Sweet Diva MJ

These make a wonderful roll for your Thanksgiving or Christmas table. They look so pretty - but they don't last long! I originally got the recipe from Taste of Home - thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in warm milk.
  2. Add the butter, sugar, pumpkin, 2 eggs, salt and 3 cups flour.
  3. Beat until smooth.
  4. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
  5. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes.
  6. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top.
  7. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
  8. Punch dough down.
  9. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; divide in half.
  10. Shape each portion into 12 balls.
  11. Roll each ball into a 10-inch rope; tie into a knot and tuck ends under, place 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets.
  12. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 30 minutes.
  13. In a small bowl, beat water and remaining egg.
  14. Brush over rolls.
  15. Sprinkle with sesame or poppy seeds if desired.
  16. Bake at 350 for 15-17 minutes or until golden brown.
  17. Remove from pans to wire racks.

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