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Slow Cooker Pull-Apart Rolls

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Servings 12 rolls
Author Micha M


  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons yeast
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup shortening or butter melted
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 3-4 cups all-purpose flour


  1. Dissolve the yeast and 2 teaspoons of sugar in the water. Set aside for about 15 minutes or until foamy.
  2. In a large bowl or bowl of a stand mixer combine the 1/4 cup sugar, 1/4 cup shortening, egg, salt, and 2 cups flour.

  3. Add in the bread flour until smooth dough forms.
  4. Knead on a floured surface or using the dough hook for 10 minutes or until smooth and elastic.
  5. Spray the insert of a 6-quart or larger slow cooker with cooking spray

  6. Divide the dough into 12 pieces and shape into balls

  7. Place in slow cooker, cover, and cook on HIGH for 90 minutes or until the bottoms are golden and the rolls are cooked through

  8. Brush with melted butter