Sour Cream Potato Rolls Recipe
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Sour Cream Potato Rolls Recipe

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Carol Giesbrecht from Kitchener, Ontario uses leftover mashed potatoes and mace in the dough for these tender rolls. "They've been a favorite in my family for years," she say. "They're delicious warm with butter and peach jam."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + rising Bake: 10 min.
MAKES:18 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + rising Bake: 10 min.
MAKES: 18 servings


  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup water (70° to 80°)
  • 1/2 cup mashed potatoes (with added milk and butter)
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground mace
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 3 teaspoons active dry yeast

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 116 calories, 4 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 213 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.


  1. In bread machine pan, place all ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select dough setting (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed).
  2. When cycle is completed, turn dough onto a lightly floured surface. Punch dough down. Divide into 18 portions; roll each into a ball. Place on greased baking sheets. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 30 minutes.
  3. Bake at 375° for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Sour Cream Potato Rolls in Quick Cooking January/February 2004, p65

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Reviewed Nov. 13, 2011

"I haven't made these yet but have a question. Has anyone made these with sweet potatoes? Thanks"

Reviewed Aug. 12, 2010

"These rolls are as light as a cloud...we loved them!!! I had some left over ranch dip from a party and used that in place of regular sour cream. OMG they were wonderful."

Reviewed Jun. 24, 2010

"These are the best rolls. When we have mashed potatoes I always make sure we have some left over so we can have these yummy rolls. Everyone in my family loves them."

Reviewed Jul. 18, 2008

"How will you be able to tell if water or flour is needed?"

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