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Oatmeal Dinner Rolls

Oatmeal Dinner Rolls

Servings 18


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats you can make quick oats by taking regular oats and whirling them in a food processor,
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 package active dry yeast 1/4 ounce
  • 1/3 cup warm water 110° to 115°
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 4-3/4 to 5-1/4 cups all-purpose flour


  • In a medium size saucepan, bring water to a boil; add oats and butter. Cook
  • and stir for 1 minute. Remove from the heat; cool to lukewarm. You can spread the oatmeal onto a plate to help it cool down quicker.
  • In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add the lukewarm oat mixture, both
  • sugars, salt and 4 cups of flour; beat until smooth. Remove dough to a clean ,floured surface. Knead the dough, adding additional flour until you have a soft, slightly tacky dough. Knead dough for an additional 6 - 8 minutes.
  • Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • Punch dough down; allow to rest for 10 minutes. Shape into 18 balls.
  • Place in two greased 9-in. round baking pans. Cover and let rise
  • until doubled, about 45 minutes.
  • Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from the oven, brush with melted butter and allow to cool on wire rack.


When you bring the water to a boil and add the oatmeal and butter, let the mixture come back up to a boil then let it cook the oats for about 2 minutes.  The oats will be softened, which is what you want but not mushy.