Grandma’s Sweet Roll Recipe

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Grandma’s Sweet Roll Recipe
Sweet dinner rolls are sweet, yeasty, and savory all at once. Let me assure you that this sweet dinner rolls recipe is foolproof.  
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10-15 minutes
Passive Time 1.5 hours
Servings
rolls
Ingredients
Sweet Rolls
Cinnamon Rolls
Icing
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10-15 minutes
Passive Time 1.5 hours
Servings
rolls
Ingredients
Sweet Rolls
Cinnamon Rolls
Icing
Instructions
Sweet Rolls
  1. Combine yeast, water, and 1 ½ t sugar in a bowl. Wait until it bubbles (about 5 minutes).
  2. Add melted butter, additional sugar, egg, salt and flour. Mix on medium with a stand mixer and dough hook (or regular hand mixer) until combined.
  3. Cover with towel or plastic wrap and let rise until doubled (1 hour).
  4. Once doubled, shape into 12 rolls and let rise again until double (20 minutes). Bake at 400 degrees for 10-15 minutes.
Cinnamon Rolls
  1. To make into cinnamon rolls, complete through step 3. Put 2 T flour on surface and roll dough out into a rectangle.
  2. Cover with ¼ cup softened butter, 2 T sugar and 1 t cinnamon.
  3. Roll up lengthwise like a jelly roll and cut into 12 sections with a sharp knife or floss. Let rise and bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes.
  4. After cooled, combine icing ingredients and frost. The rolls can be frozen for up to three months unfrosted.
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Jenny is a fifth generation Nebraskan. She is a true city girl and has lived in Omaha for 15 years of her life! She loves meeting new people and having real conversations. In her day job, she leads a Christian ministry -where she helps college students develop a meaningful relationship with Jesus. She has been married for over a decade and her husband and her have two amazing girls. In her free time, you will find Jenny navigating the new world of being a school mom, exploring area parks and trying to show up for people in a non-judgmental way (there may also be some reality tv involved).

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