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Heavenly One Hour Dinner Rolls

Heavenly One Hour Dinner Rolls that are so light & fluffy. Delicious & buttery, they're perfect for holidays but easy enough for every night of the week.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword bread, dinner rolls, one hour, rolls
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


  • 1/4 cup butter cubed + more for brushing on after baking
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 1 egg
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp dry active yeast you can also use instant yeast or rapid rise
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 cup butter melted
  • 1/4 cup coarse sea salt


  • Combine butter, milk water & sugar in a large microwave-safe bowl
  • Microwave 3 minutes
  • Pour this mixture into mixing bowl fitted with a dough hook attachment
  • Add egg & 1 cup of the flour - mix well.
  • Sprinkle in yeast, salt & remaining flour - mix well
  • Turn the mixer up to high & let it knead for approx 10-12 minutes
  • Add a handful of flour as you remove the dough & work it in with your hands as you roll out onto a well-floured surface
  • Roll into a flat circle & use a pizza wheel to cut into 18 pie-shaped wedges
  • Roll in from the wide (outside) edge to the center so it looks like a croissant
  • Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet
  • Brush each roll with melted butter & sprinkle with coarse sea salt
  • Let rise approx 15 min in a warm spot - preheat the oven to 375 while you wait.
  • Bake approx 14 min & then broil for 1
  • Brush with additional melted butter once baked - enjoy!