Overnight Butter Rolls

Recipe by chickpea
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READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 32 rolls
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sprinkle yeast into 1/4 cup very warm water.
  • Stir and set aside.
  • In a large bowl beat eggs and blend in dissolved yeast.
  • Add 2 1/2 cups flour alternating with 1 cup very warm water.
  • Mix in sugar and 1/2 cup melted butter and salt.
  • Mix until smooth.
  • Beat in remaining flour to make a soft dough.
  • Cover with a tea towel and let rise in a warm draft free place until doubled in bulk (1-2 hrs).
  • Punch dough down and cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
  • When ready to bake rolls, punch down refrigerated dough and divide into 2 pieces of dough.
  • Roll each half into pieced 8 inches by 15 inches.
  • Spread lavishly with softened butter.
  • Starting with the long edge, roll jelly roll fashion.
  • Cut with a very sharp knife of piece or thread into 1 inch slices.
  • Place slices into muffin tin with cut side up.
  • Let rise to double (40 to 60 minutes).
  • Bake 8- 10 minutes in a 400 degree oven to golden brown.
  • Brush with melted butter and cool on a rack.
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