Easy Parker House Dinner Rolls

"Made these many times; and they're very good. The recipe was a Pillsbury Bake-off entry many many years ago. Worth the time to make! Have not included the rising time in the prep time. If someone converts this to cinnamon rolls, pls e.mail me."
Easy Parker House Dinner Rolls created by Caroline Cooks
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  • Soften yeast in warm water.
  • In large mixing bowl, combine the scalded milk, 1/4 cup butter and salt; stir until butter melts.
  • Add custard mix; stir until dissolved.
  • Cool to lukewarm!
  • Add yeast.
  • Gradually add flour to form a stiff dough.
  • Cover, let rise in warmplace until light and doubled in size, 1-1 ½ hours.
  • Turn out on lightly floured surface; knead about 12-14 times.
  • Roll out to 20x8” rectangle.
  • Cut in half lengthwise, making 20X4” strips.
  • Melt 2 tablespoons butter and brush on half of each strip.
  • Using a knife handle,crease each strip lengthwise, slightly off center.
  • Fold buttered side over unbuttered side.
  • Cut into 3” rolls.
  • Place in greased baking dish or cookie sheet.
  • Cover; let rise in warm place until light, about 45-60 minutes.
  • Before baking, lightly brush tops with milk.
  • Bake at 400; for 10-15 minutes until light golden.
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  1. vmehner
    In my opinion, these are just biscuits in a muffin tin and not all that great. Mine were a little dry.
  2. karens2kids
    I made these to go along with my dinner tonight and they came out great. Thank you! Karen
  3. Baby Kato
    These are wonderful. So easy to make. I can't believe I made these...they turned out perfectly. Thank you so much for sharing your great recipe. I'll be making these again, into the keeper box it goes.
  4. rainbowbrush
    Well these where so good my Daughter 8 was eating them straight off the oven tray, Onced cooled she would eat them without butter, I have now made my 2nd lot so I can freeze some for later or to take to school for lunch as asked by the 8 year old. I made the dough in the bread machine and cooked them in the oven very happy with the way they turned out. Thank you for putting this recipe up. As you can tell it is a keeper.
  5. Caroline Cooks
    Easy Parker House Dinner Rolls Created by Caroline Cooks

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