Caramelized Onion Rolls With Herb Butter

Recipe by Baby Kato
READY IN: 2hrs 45mins




  • Herb Butter.
  • Combine in a small bowl, softened butter with 1 tbsp each of finely chopped, fresh parsley and thyme.
  • Mix well, cover and refrigerate until needed.
  • Dough.
  • Combine milk, 1/4 cup butter, oil and salt in pot over medium heat.
  • Bring to a boil then remove from heat and cool.
  • Pour warm water into small bowl.
  • Sprinkle yeast over warm water and let stand 5 minutes, until foamy.
  • Add remaining 2 tsps of butter to frying pan and melt over medium low heat.
  • Add onions and cook 20 minutes until browned.
  • Take pan off heat and cool onions.
  • Once the onions are cooled chop and set aside.
  • In large bowl whisk together 1 egg, 3 tsps parsley, thyme, milk and yeast mixtures.
  • Stir in 3 cups flour until just combined.
  • Stir in remaining flour slowly until dough is no longer sticky.
  • Knead dough 3-5 minutes on a floured surface.
  • Form dough into disk.
  • Add half of the chopped onions ontop of the disk.
  • Fold disk in half and knead in onions.
  • Place in a greased bowl, cover and let rise until doubled.
  • (45- 60 minutes).
  • Punch down the dough.
  • Cut dough in half with knife.
  • Cut each piece into four pieces.
  • Now cut each piece into thirds.
  • You should have 24 pieces when finished cutting.
  • Roll each piece into 7" long rope.
  • Spiral each rope, pinching the end into the roll to seal.
  • (should look like a small danish).
  • Place on baking sheet, cover and let rise until almost double in size.
  • (20-30 minutes).
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Lightly beat remaining egg and brush over rolls.
  • Top with remaining onion and parsley.
  • Bake 18-20 minutes.
  • Serve with herb butter and enjoy.