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Freezer Dinner Rolls

These freezer rolls make having fresh bread for dinner a quick possibility. Just grab frozen dough balls from the freezer, let thaw and rise, and then pop in the oven just before dinner--about the same amount of time it takes to open and bake a can of crescent rolls.
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Freezer Dinner Rolls

Ingredients

Freezer Containers

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Nutritional Information

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Directions

  1. Combine warm milk, melted butter, and sugar. Stir until sugar dissolves.
  2. Sprinkle in yeast and let stand about 10 minutes. The yeast should be bubbly.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  4. Add milk/yeast mixture and stir well to combine.
  5. Place bowl in a warm place, cover with a clean towel, and allow to rise–about an hour.
  6. Punch down dough, lightly flour your work surface, and turn dough out onto surface.
  7. Divide dough in half, roll out on floured surface, and knead in a bit more flour if dough is too sticky.
  8. Shape into golf-ball size rolls and place on a greased baking sheet.
  9. Cover and let rise in warm place, until doubled in size.
  10. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown.
  11. Brush with melted butter #2 and enjoy.

Freezing Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal to be frozen.

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Combine warm milk, melted butter, and sugar. Stir until sugar dissolves.
  2. Sprinkle in yeast and let stand about 10 minutes. The yeast should be bubbly.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  4. Add milk/yeast mixture and stir well to combine.
  5. Place bowl in a warm place, cover with a clean towel, and allow to rise–about an hour.
  6. Punch down dough, lightly flour your work surface, and turn dough out onto surface.
  7. Divide dough in half, roll out on floured surface, and knead in a bit more flour if dough is too sticky.
  8. Shape into golf-ball size rolls and place on a greased baking sheet.
  9. Cover with plastic wrap, and flash freeze until firm.
  10. Once frozen, transfer to freezer bags, label and freeze.

Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal after it’s been frozen.

  1. Remove desired number of rolls from freezer and place in a greased 9×13 baking dish.
  2. Cover and let rise in warm place, until doubled in size.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown.
  4. Brush with melted butter #2 and enjoy.

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