Big Batch Yeast Rolls. The egg wash on these golden-brown rolls gives them a pretty look for holiday entertaining. Light and tender, they have just a hint of sweetness In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. In another bowl, combine milk and butter; stir in potato flakes.

Yep, these rolls are so easy that even I, with my yeast roll challenged self can make them. I grew up on these rolls and knew the holidays where approaching when the phone started ringing off the hook with people calling to ask my grandma to make them a batch. She smiles big and says "why sure I. You can cook Big Batch Yeast Rolls using 8 ingredients and 15 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Big Batch Yeast Rolls

  1. You need 6 cups of ap flour.
  2. It’s 3 tbsp of sugar.
  3. It’s 1 1/2 tbsp of kosher salt.
  4. Prepare 2 cups of warm milk.
  5. Prepare 1/4 cup of lager.
  6. Prepare 3 tbsp of soft butter.
  7. You need 2 tbsp of active yeast.
  8. Prepare 2 tbsp of butter, salt, and sugar to coat.

These incredible buttery yeast rolls are the ideal side for your Sunday dinner or holiday dinner but are easy enough for any occasion. With the majority of ingredients probably already in your pantry and fridge, you can whip up a batch of homemade dinner rolls in no time. These yeast rolls can be made the day they will be served or can be prepped the day ahead and baked the next day. These homemade easy yeast rolls make the perfect dozen without wrestling a giant ball of dough or making it hard on yourself.

Big Batch Yeast Rolls instructions

  1. Microwave butter for 10 seconds to soften..
  2. Microwave lager for 15 seconds. Add yeast..
  3. Microwave milk for 1 minute, or until temp is 90 degrees..
  4. In a large mixing bowl, add flour, salt, and sugar. Whisk together..
  5. In stand mixer with paddle attachment, add 3 cups of flour, then add lager, milk, and butter. Mix sparingly until combined..
  6. Switch to dough hook. Add additional 3 cups of flour until just combined. Do not overmix..
  7. Once dough forms a ball (you may need to help this along a little bit), transfer to large metal mixing bowl. Cover with plastic, place in warm space, let rise for 30 minutes, or until double in size..
  8. Preheat oven to 350º.
  9. Prepare 2 half baking sheets with silpat or parchment..
  10. Once dough has risen, turn out onto slightly floured surface. Cut dough into 2 pieces, placing one piece back into bowl and cover with plastic..
  11. Working quickly, divide the ball of dough into 2 segments. Roll one segment into a log, cutting it into 6 pieces. Very lightly roll each piece into round shape, and place onto baking sheet (For a challenge, roll two at a time, one in each hand!).
  12. Repeat, so you now have 12 rolls on one baking sheet. Dust the tops with flour, and cover with plastic while you prepare the second sheet. Let the rolls rise for 15 minutes..
  13. Melt 2 tbps butter in microwave. Brush tops of rolls, then sprinkle salt and sugar to coat..
  14. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown..
  15. Quality test one roll with copious amounts of butter just to make sure that they have reached their peak flavor..

Yeast rolls seem like they terrify way too many people. Or maybe you've been searching for the softest, most flavorful easy yeast rolls that don't. Big, fluffy and tender yeast rolls, reminiscent of those old school cafeteria rolls so many of us loved. Many of us have been on a quest for a roll that is as close to those amazing homemade yeast rolls from our elementary school memories, but in more reasonable batches. Sister Schubert's beloved yeast rolls have helped my family create plenty of fond memories of our own.

By Debra McCollins

This is my way of life. Cooking Forever!!!

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