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Homestyle Cookin' | 30 Minute Yeast Rolls

This was one of the very first recipes I made when I first sign up on Pinterest. I thought to myself, "if this doesn't turn out amazing, then Pinterest just isn't worth it".


They didn't turn out amazing......

They turned out AHHHHHHHHMazing!!!!!

So awesome. Now, don't get me wrong, my 6 hour long process of regular yeast rolls are much more yummier, but these, these are pretty gosh darn yummy!!
30 Minute Rolls
Printable Recipe
1 C plus 2 Tbsp warm water1/3 C oil2 Tbsp yeast1/4 C sugar1 1/2 tsp salt1 egg
3 1/2 C bread flour (seems to work better but all purpose flour will also work)
Heat oven to 400 degrees.
In your mixer bowl combine the water, oil, yeast and sugar and allow it to rest for 15 minutes.  Using your dough hook, mix in the salt, egg and flour.  Knead with hook until will incorporated and dough is soft and smooth. (Just a few minutes)
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Form dough into 12 balls and then place in a greased 9 x 13 pan and allow to rest for 10 minutes.  Bake for 10 minutes at 400 degrees or until golden brown.
Recipe from Real Mom Kitchen
I started by writing the recipe down, quickly and scribbly as all of my recipes seem to be.  I don't know why I do this to myself.  When I need to use the recipe again, I can never read my own writing!!  must.slow.down.

Don't do this.....
Print the recipe above.
Mix water, oil, yeast and sugar in a bowl.  Let sit or 15 mins.  It will look like this when it's ready. Of course, you should never use a metal bowl or spoon when working with yeast, but who cares -- consider me a rebel.

Mix in salt, egg and flour.  Knead until well incorporate and dough is soft and smooth.  Similar to this.  I eventually added a little more flour.

Butter dish.  And use butter, not spray....duh.  It's soooo much better! 
Oh, and don't mind the booster seat and the envelope box. Multi -tasking, people!
(of course, these photos were taken almost a year ago)

Ah, yes, see, I added more flour to the outside to help my hands work with it.  I didn't take a photo of what it look like after it was kneaded.

So you're supposed to have round balls, but, yeah I just plopped them into the pan.  They tasted just as good!  Next time around I'll use a smaller baking dish.

TA-DA!  This is what they looked like when they came out.  They aren't beautiful, see above, I didn't make "round balls" with my dough. My oven never gets my yeast rolls (and other things!) "golden brown".  I don't know why, and I don't ask as long as they are done and taste delish!!! 
I also should have used a much smaller pan -- don't do what I did....
Oh right, I also smothered the tops with unsalted butter. 

Yes, it is that simple.
And now that it's fall, you can throw some fresh apple butter on this fluffy goodness and repent later.

You're welcome.

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