Honey Butter Yeast Rolls

Cuisine: American
Course: Brunch, Side Dishes
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Prep Time 30 minutes
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Total Time 2 hours 35 minutes
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28 rolls


Yeast Mix

  • 1/4 cup water Warm
  • 1 package (1/4 oz) Active, dry yeast
  • 2 tsp honey

Milk Mix

  • 1 3/4 Cups Prairie Farms whole milk
  • 2 eggs room temp
  • 1/2 Cup Prairie Farms unsalted butter melted and cooled
  • 1/3 Cup honey
  • 3 tsp salt
  • 6 1/2 Cups all-purpose flour

Honey Butter

  • 1/2 Cup Prairie Farms unsalted butter softened
  • 1/4 Cup honey


Yeast Mix

  • Combine yeast mix ingredients in a small bowl, and let stand 5 minutes or until mixture bubbles.

Milk Mix

  • Heat milk in a saucepan over medium heat 3 to 5 minutes or until 100° to 110°.
  • Stir together warm milk, eggs, butter, honey and salt with a heavy-duty electric stand mixer, blending well. Add yeast mix, stirring to combine. Gradually add 5 cups flour, beating at medium speed, using paddle attachment. Beat 3 minutes. Cover with plastic wrap, and let stand 1 hour.
  • Uncover dough, and add remaining 1 1/2 cups flour, beating at medium speed 5 minutes. (Dough will be sticky.) Transfer to a lightly greased large mixing bowl. Cover with plastic wrap, and let rise in a warm place (85°), 1 hour or until doubled in bulk.
  • Punch down dough. Turn dough out on a well-floured surface, and roll into 28 (2 1/2-inch) balls (about 1/4 cup dough per ball). Place balls in greased 9-inch pans. Cover and let rise in a warm place (85°), 1 hour or until doubled in bulk.
  • Bake rolls at 400° for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.

Honey Butter

  • Stir together honey butter ingredients. Serve honey butter with warm rolls.

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