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Seeded Dinner Rolls Recipe

What’s dinner without rolls? These fluffy bread rolls are topped with tasty sesame and poppy seeds, plus just a little bit of minced onion for a little more flavor. Great for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner, or whip up a batch to make any weeknight meal more memorable. Learn how to make this easy recipe and you’re ready to impress for any occasion.
Makes: About 16 rolls
Skill Level: Beginner

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Step 1

In small bowl, stir together milk, sugar and yeast. Let stand 10 minutes or until foamy.

Step 2

In large bowl, combine milk mixture, butter, sour cream and 1 egg. Using electric mixer fitted with dough hook, beat on low speed until combined. Add flour and salt; beat until dough is smooth and elastic, about 5 to 6 minutes.

Step 3

Transfer dough to greased bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.

Step 4

Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare 13 in. x 9 in. cookie pan with vegetable pan spray.

Step 5

In small bowl, combine sesame seeds, minced onion and poppy seeds. In small bowl, beat remaining egg until smooth. Divide dough into 16 pieces and roll each into a ball. Place on prepared pan. Brush with beaten egg and sprinkle with seed mixture. Loosely cover and let rise 30 minutes.

Step 6

Uncover and bake 23-26 minutes or until rolls are golden brown and sound hollow when tapped. Let cool in pan on cooling grid 5 minutes, then remove to grid to cool completely.

Step 7

Note: This recipe can also be made by hand. Stir together ingredients until well-combined and a dough begins to form. Then, knead on a lightly floured surface until dough is smooth and elastic.

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warm milk

1/4 cup warm milk (105°F to 110°F)


2 tablespoons sugar

active dry yeast

1 packet active dry yeast (1/4 oz.)

butter, softened

1/2 cup butter, softened (1 stick, cut into 1 in. pieces)

sour cream

1/2 cup sour cream

Large Eggs

2 Large Eggs (divided)

all-purpose flour

3 cups all-purpose flour


1 teaspoon salt

sesame seeds

1-1/2 teaspoons sesame seeds

dried minced onion

1 teaspoon dried minced onion

poppy seeds

3/4 teaspoon poppy seeds

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