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Dilly Onion Dinner Rolls

 Dilly Onion Dinner Rolls
These light, golden rolls are packed with the flavors of onion and dill. The dough can also be rolled out and cut with a biscuit cutter.
12 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + rising Bake: 15 min.


  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened, divided
  • 3 teaspoons dill seed, divided
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2-1/4 to 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour


  • In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. In a small saucepan,
  • heat cottage cheese to 110°-115°. Add the cottage cheese,
  • egg, sugar, onion, 1 tablespoon butter, 2 teaspoons dill seed, salt
  • and 1 cup flour to yeast mixture. Beat until well smooth. Stir in
  • enough remaining flour to form a stiff dough.
  • Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about
  • 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • Punch dough down. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; divide dough
  • in half. Roll each portion into a 14-in. x 6-in. rectangle. Spread
  • with 1 tablespoon butter.
  • With the dull edge of a table knife, score dough widthwise at 2-in.

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Dilly Onion Dinner Rolls (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • intervals. Using those marks as a guideline, make score marks
  • widthwise across dough.
  • Fold dough accordion-style, back and forth along creased lines. Cut
  • folded dough into 1-in. pieces. Place each piece cut side down in a
  • greased muffin cup.
  • Melt remaining butter; brush over dough. Sprinkle with remaining dill
  • seed. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 30 minutes.
  • Bake at 375° for 15-17 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from
  • pan to a wire rack. Yield: 1 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 roll equals 150 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 299 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.