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5 from 6 votes

No Knead Dough

A very simple dough that can be stirred together in minutes, stored in the refrigerator for up to two weeks, and used to make dinner rolls, bread, and more!
Prep Time10 mins
Resting Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 10 mins
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy bread dough, homemade dough, make ahead dough, no knead dough
Servings: 24
Calories: 124kcal



  • In a 5-quart mixing bowl or container, mix together water, yeast, and 1 tablespoon salt.
  • To the yeast mixture, add the flour; mix with a wooden spoon until all the flour is incorporated.
  • Cover dough loosely with a kitchen towel and let rise at room temperature for 2 hours.
  • If not using right away, transfer dough to a container with a lid.
  • Cover and refrigerate for up to 14 days.
  • When ready to use, let dough stand at room temperature for 30 minutes before using.
  • You don’t have to use the entire dough all at once. You can remove portions of dough to make dinner rolls, loaf of bread, skillet bread, etc.


Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 291mg | Potassium: 38mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 2mg