Golden Squash Rolls Recipe
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Golden Squash Rolls Recipe

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These rolls are a big favorite with my family and a "must" at our holiday meals. I adapted the recipe years ago from a potato roll recipe I had, so the texture is quite similar.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:30 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 30 servings


  • 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast
  • 1-1/2 cups warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed winter squash
  • 7 to 7-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 166 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 211mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in water; let stand 5 minutes. Add sugar, salt, eggs, squash and 3-1/2 cups flour; beat well. Beat in melted butter. By hand, gradually add enough remaining flour to form a soft 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.
  2. Cover and refrigerate 2-4 hours. (May refrigerate up to 3 days). Punch dough down; turn onto a floured surface. Divide dough in half; roll each into a 16-in. circle; spread with softened butter. Cut each circle into 16 wedges. Roll up from wide end and place with pointed end down on greased baking sheets. Cover and let rise until almost doubled, about 1 hour.
  3. Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 2-1/2 to 3 dozen.
Originally published as Golden Squash Rolls in Bountiful Harvest Cookbook 1994, p25

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drywallgal User ID: 1203648 18293
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2014

"These rolls are easy to make, yummy, and look impressive. A big hit at family gatherings. A good way to use squash."

Timothyshappylwife User ID: 7421220 18616
Reviewed Nov. 11, 2013

"These rolls are light and delicious!"

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