Grandma Rita’s Soft Butter Rolls

by Sheryl

These little treats are the best! I learned about this recipe just last month and I am so glad that I gave it try because I never would have tasted how creamy and sweet these rolls are! Try this today and I assure you that it will be the highlight of your day. You all have a great day!


3/4 cup milk
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon salt
4 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
1 teaspoon white sugar
1/2 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
3 1/2 cups bread flour, divided, or as needed
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour, or more as needed, for dusting

How to make Grandma Rita’s Soft Butter Rolls

Step 1: Pour the milk into a measuring glass cup. Pour about About 2 cups.

Step 2:  Place the cup inside the microwave and heat for 1 minute or until it boils.

Step 3: Remove the milk from the microwave. Add 1/4 cup of sugar, butter, and salt. Allow it to cool to room temperature.

Step 4: In a large mixing bowl, add in 1 teaspoon of warm water and dissolve the yeast.

Step 5: Allow the yeast to soften for about 10 minutes or until it becomes foamy.

Step 6: Transfer the milk mixture into the bowl of the yeast mixture then add egg and 2 cups of bread flour.

Step 7: Use a wooden spoon to stir until the texture becomes smooth.

Step 8: Add 1/2 cup of the flour at a time until the remaining flour is all used up. Stir until the dough is formed and smooth.

Step 9: Sprinkle flour into the waxed paper and place the dough. Shape the dough onto a ball then transfer the dough into a greased large bowl.

Step 10: Cover the bowl and let it sit for 30 minutes in a warm place.

Step 11: Line with parchment paper a baking sheet. Cut the dough into three then cut each cut dough into six balls.

Step 12: Place the dough into the baking sheet and arrange them leaving about 1-inch apart from one another.

Step 13: Cover the baking sheet with the balls for another 30 minutes.

Step 14: Ready the oven and preheat to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F.

Step 15: Place the baking sheet inside the preheated oven and bake for 15 minutes or until the color turns brown.

Step 16: Remove from the oven and let it sit on a wire rack to cool for 5 minutes.

Step 17: Serve warm and enjoy!

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