Onion Rolls

Recipe by Dee514
READY IN: 2hrs 55mins
YIELD: 14 Rolls




  • Combine warm milk, sugar, salt and butter.
  • In a large warm bowl, pour in warm water, sprinkle yeast over the water and stir until dissolved.
  • Add milk mixture, onion and 3 cups flour to the yeast mixture.
  • Beat until smooth.
  • Add enough additional flour to make a stiff dough.
  • Turn dough out onto a lightly floured board.
  • Knead until smooth and elastic (about 8-10 minutes).
  • Place dough in a greased bowl, turning dough to grease the top.
  • Cover dough and let rise in a warm place (free from drafts) until doubled in bulk (about 1 hour).
  • Punch dough down and divide into 14 equal pieces.
  • Shape pieces of dough into round balls.
  • Place dough balls (about 3 inches apart) on greased baking sheets that have been sprinkled with cornmeal.
  • Cover and let rise again in draft free, warm place until doubled in bulk (about 1 hour).
  • Cut a small"X" into the tops of the rolls with a sharp knife or razor.
  • Bake rolls in a preheated 400°F oven for 20 minutes.
  • Brush rolls with the egg white/cold water wash.
  • Bake rolls 5 minutes longer, or until done.
  • Remove from baking sheets and cool on wire racks.
  • ***Asan option, you can sprinkle the roll tops with a bit of additional minced onion after they are brushed with the egg white wash.