Amazingly Easy Yeast Rolls (Perfect for Beginners)

Course Bread
Prep Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Servings 12 -18 rolls
Author Micha @ Cookin' Mimi


  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 5 teaspoons yeast
  • 5 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine , melted


  1. Heat milk, water, sugar and salt in a saucepan over low heat until warm (about 120 degrees)
  2. remove from heat and mix in the eggs and yeast.
  3. Place 5 cups of flour in a large lidded bowl.
  4. Make a well in the center and pour in the warm liquid and yeast mixture. Do not stir.
  5. Cover with the lid and let sit 20-30 minutes.
  6. Pour in the melted butter and mix well.
  7. Add flour if sticky until a soft but no longer sticky dough is formed.
  8. Knead several times.
  9. Place back into bowl and cover again with lid.
  10. Let the dough sit for another 20-30 minutes
  11. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Divide dough into 12-16 pieces depending on how large you want your final roll.
  12. Shape into balls and place on baking sheet(s)
  13. Cover with a damp tea towel or a greased piece of plastic wrap and let rise 20-30 minutes.
  14. Bake for 15 minutes or until done.

Recipe Notes

adapted from All Recipes