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Bread Machine Dinner Rolls

While looking through my bread recipes one day, I happened upon this one and decided to give it a try. I offered one to my dad and ever since then, he's raved about how much he loves them. He even offers samples to friends and family. —Becky
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + rising Bake: 10 min.
  • Makes
    2 dozen


  • 1 cup water (70° to 80°)
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 3-1/4 cups bread flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) quick-rise yeast
  • 1 large egg
  • 4 teaspoons water


  • In bread machine pan, place the first eight ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select dough setting. Check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1-2 tablespoons water or flour if needed.
  • When cycle is completed, turn dough onto a lightly floured surface. Divide and shape into 24 balls. Roll each into an 8-in. rope; tie into a loose knot. Tuck ends under.
  • Place 1-1/2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Cover with a kitchen towel; let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 400°.
  • For egg wash, in a small bowl, whisk egg and water; brush over rolls. Bake 8-9 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pans to wire racks; serve warm.
Editor's Note
We recommend you do not use a bread machine's time-delay feature for this recipe.
Nutrition Facts
1 roll: 98 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 147mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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  • Valerie
    May 25, 2020

    I made these rolls yesterday following the recipe and they were excellent! Whole family loved them. Th hanky’s Becky! I will be making them again. The only thing I changed was oven at 375 bc my oven runs hot. Delish!

  • psc513
    Nov 26, 2015

    Made these rolls last night for dinner today. They were amazing soft and fluffy. I highly recommend them.

  • ladybugksm
    May 20, 2014

    These were absolutely delicious! I will be making these again and again (and again)! Thank you Taste of Home for always having the best recipes... and thanks to Becky for sharing! YUM