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No-Knead Dinner Rolls

A super-simple recipe for artisan dinner rolls, using no-knead dough and melted butter.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Rising Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dinner rolls, dutch oven no knead bread, easy bread, homemade dinner rolls
Servings: 8
Calories: 276kcal


  • 1 ½ pounds No-Knead Dough, <-- click to get the recipe
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • ¼ cup melted butter


  • Butter a 9-inch round cake pan.
  • Remove 1 ½ pounds of no-knead-dough from the fridge and let sit at room temperature for about 30 minutes.
  • Dust your working area with flour.
  • Divide dough into eight pieces; flour your hands and shape each piece into a ball the size of a golf ball. If you have a kitchen scale, weight out 3-ounces of dough for each roll.
  • Transfer dough balls to previously prepared pan, arranging them one next to another. Cover with kitchen towel and let rest for 40 to 60 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350˚F.
  • Combine egg and water in a small mixing bowl and whisk to combine.
  • Brush rolls with the egg wash.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until lightly browned on top.
  • Remove from oven and brush rolls with melted butter.
  • Allow to cool 10 minutes in the pan.
  • Remove from pan and let cool for 10 to 15 more minutes.
  • Serve.


Serving: 1dinner roll | Calories: 276kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 475mg | Potassium: 8mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 283IU | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg