Easy Parker House Dinner Rolls

Recipe by Caroline Cooks
READY IN: 50mins
YIELD: 16 rolls




  • 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.