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One Hour Brown Bread Dinner Rolls

One Hour Brown Bread Dinner Rolls-Buttery - take just 60 minutes to make! Just like your favorite steakhouse!
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12
Author Gina Kleinworth

Ingredients

Rolls

  • 1 cup warm water 115 degrees is perfect
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk- room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 5 tbsp butter- melted & slightly cooled
  • 3 tbsp dry active yeast
  • 1/2 tbsp table salt
  • 2 large eggs- room temperature
  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp raw honey
  • 3 tbsp molasses
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp oats
  • Additional melted butter & sea salt for topping

Instructions

  1. In a large mixer bowl, combine water, buttermilk, sugar, melted butter & yeast, stir & then allow to sit approx 15 minutes for yeast to proof. (you know it's ready when it's puffed & frothy)
  2. Add in eggs, honey, molasses, cocoa powder, brown sugar, salt & flours & mix together slowly using a dough hook until flour is incorporated
  3. Mix/knead 10 minutes
  4. Once mixed, let rest 10 minutes
  5. Preheat oven to 375 degrees & spray 9x13 glass dish with cooking spray
  6. Knead dough out on lightly floured surface
  7. Cut into 12 large rolls
  8. Place in prepared baking pan, brush with melted butter & sprinkle with oats
  9. Bake 15-20 minutes
  10. Remove & brush with more melted butter & sprinkle with sea salt
  11. Serve while they are still warm