Honey butter dinner rolls

Honey butter dinner rolls

Honey butter dinner rolls:

⅓ cup very warm water

2¼ tsp Active dry yeast

5 Tablespoons + ¼ teaspoon sugar

1⅓ cups warm whole milk

1 large egg, slightly beaten (room temperature)

1½ tsp salt

5 tablespoons butter, chopped and softened

4 cups all-purpose flour, may need more


4 Tablespoons butter, softened

3 Tablespoons honey

3 Tablespoons confectioners sugar or granulated sugar


In a small bowl add warm water. Sprinkle in the yeast and ¼ teaspoon of sugar and stir gently until combined. Let mixture rest for 10 minutes until foamy. Pour yeast mixture into a large bowl and add 5 tablespoons sugar, warm milk, egg, salt, and butter. Mix until well combined. Gradually add in flour, mixing well after each addition. (you will need to switch to using a rubber spatula once the mixture becomes a sticky dough)


Transfer dough to a large, greased bowl. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and place in a warm, draft-free area for about 2 hours or until doubled in size. Grease knuckles and punch dough down to release the air. Transfer dough to a floured surface. Add just enough flour to dough and hands to handle dough without it sticking to your hands Roll out the balls into 13-inch circles (like a pizza) Brush dough with honey butter. Slice the dough with a pizza cutter into small wedges.



Flour your fingertips and roll each wedge up starting at the widest end. Place rolls on a greased cookie sheet, pointed tip tucked under. Cover with plastic wrap and place in a warm area until rolls are doubled in size, about 1 hour. Preheat oven to 375. Remove plastic wrap and bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden.



Brush hot rolls with leftover honey butter.


Serve hot!


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