Dinner Rolls – Bread Machine

Notes: Makes 12-14 rolls. All ingredients should be room temperature.


  • 1 cup water
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbsp softened butter
  • 3 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 tsp active dry yeast


  1. Make dough on machine dough setting.
  2. Remove dough from machine and place in a greases bowl.
  3. Cover with plastic wrap and let it rest/rise for 15 -20 minutes.
  4. Turn out dough onto a floured board and press gently into rough square of even thickness (do not roll with a pin).
  5. Use a dough divider to cut the dough into 3 strips. Cut each strip in half twice this week give you 12 equal portions.
    • You could also use the technique from Americas Test Kitchen here.
  6. Use your fingers to pull each piece of dough from the top and tuck it into the bottom to make a smooth round top.
  7. Place on a greased baking sheet or on parchment paper or a silpat on a baking sheet.
  8. Cover with Saran wrap and let rust another 30-40 minutes.
  9. Brush the tops with melted butter.
  10. Bake at 375 for 12-15 minutes.

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