Parker House Rolls

Recipe by SharleneW
READY IN: 27mins
YIELD: 20 rolls




  • In bowl of heavy-duty mixer combine warm water, sugar and yeast.
  • Let it sit for about 5 minutes until foamy.
  • Melt butter in glass bowl in microwave.
  • Add milk and heat to lukewarm (no hotter than 110°).
  • Add milk mixture to yeast mixture.
  • Put on dough hook.
  • Add bread flour and salt and combine well.
  • Add all-purpose flour slowly until dough forms a slightly sticky ball.
  • Continue to knead dough for 5 to 10 minutes longer, adding in more all-purpose flour if dough gets too sticky.
  • Place ball in a greased or buttered bowl.
  • Turn to coat with butter.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and let rise for about an hour or until doubled.
  • Butter a 13- x 9-inch baking pan.
  • Divide dough into about 20 pieces.
  • Form into smooth balls and place in 5 rows in pan.
  • Cover loosely and let rise until doubled again (about 45 minutes).
  • Make a deep crease down center of each roll using a spatula.
  • Let rise, covered, another 15 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375°.
  • Melt 2 tablespoons butter.
  • Brush tops of rolls.
  • Bake in center of oven for 20 to 25 minutes until golden.