- 2 cups water
- 1 cup quick-cooking oats
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
- 1/3 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
- 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
- 4-3/4 to 5-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil; add oats and butter. Cook and stir for 1 minute. Remove from the heat; cool to lukewarm.
- In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add the oat mixture, sugars, salt and 4 cups of flour; beat until smooth. 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. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
- Punch dough down; allow to rest for 10 minutes. Shape into 18 balls. Place in two greased 9-in. round baking pans. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 45 minutes.
- Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pan to wire racks. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
Reviews for Oatmeal Dinner Rolls
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"My family absolutely LOVED these rolls and they are so easy to make. May try substituting honey next time like another person advised. But, they are delicious exactly the way the recipe is printed."
"I have made this several times. I make the dough into bread and get 4-5 mini loaves or one large loaf and 2 mini loaves. I also used a scant 1/3 of a cup of honey instead of the brown sugar. My family loves the bread."
"I have such a hard time with yeast rolls normally, but these turned out SO good. Very tasty and they rose SO high. Everyone was impressed at Thanksgiving dinner!"
"Don't know what I did wrong. Mine are hard, did not brown nicely and are pretty bland. Barely raised at all. The yeast was new and I'm a pretty seasoned baker. However, considering all the rave reviews, I'm guessing it was my error."