Fluffy Dinner Rolls

If you were to ask me I would tell you that making dinner rolls is a pain in the rear, but they are so worth it. The flavor of a warm roll is none other than pure comfort and this recipe is so exception. They are easy to make and delicious!


  • 1/2 cup warm milk (70° to 80°)
  • 1/4 cup water (70° to 80°)
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened (half of a stick)
  • 3/4 cup warm mashed potatoes (prepared with milk and butter)
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 4-1/4 cups bread flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • Additional butter, melted  
  1. In a bread machine, place the first nine ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer.
  2. Select dough setting (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed).
  3. When cycle is completed, turn dough onto lightly floured surface.
  4. Divide in half; roll each portion into a 12-in. circle. Cut each circle into 12 wedges; roll up wedges from the wide end.
  5. Place pointed side down 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets.
  6. Curve ends down to form a crescent shape.
  7. Cover and let rise for 20-25 minutes or until doubled.
  8. Bake at 400° for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Remove to wire racks. Brush warm rolls with melted butter.
Yield: 2 dozen.