Garlic Parmesan Dinner Rolls are super easy, made from frozen rolls and smothered in butter, garlic and parmesan cheese.
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Not everyone has the time to bake bread from scratch. These take very little effort and nobody would ever know you didn't slave in the kitchen over these rolls. You'll love these short-cut dinner rolls.
These rolls are soft, delicious, and perfect to serve family for your Holiday dinner. Or as a side dish to my Root Beer Glazed Ham, Garlic Rosemary Roast, Brined Garlic Herb Turkey Breasts for a delicious Holiday dinner.
Why do these parmesan rolls work
Fluffy dinner rolls slathered in garlic butter go with so many main dishes! They're an easy side that is very versatile.
These parmesan garlic rolls are a semi-homemade recipe where we take something that has already been created jazz it up and put our own touch on it. You can turn ordinary frozen rolls into mouthwatering fresh buttery rolls dripping with herb butter.
These garlic rolls are simple enough for everyday dinners yet fancy enough for holiday dinners.
- Frozen dinner rolls: you'll need 18 frozen rolls
- Flour: all purpose flour
- Butter: unsalted or salted is fine.
- Herbs: minced garlic and freshly chopped parsley
- Parmesan cheese: grated parmesan cheese
How to make garlic parmesan dinner rolls
- Step 1: Lightly add flour to a cutting board or work surface and cut each dinner roll in half.
- Step 2: Roll each half into a ball on the lightly floured surface.
- Step 3: Grease the muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray and add three dough balls to each of the muffin cups.
- Step 4: Cover the muffin tin with a kitchen towel and let the dough rise in a warm place until they've doubled in size.
- Step 5: In a small bowl, add the butter and garlic. Use short bursts of time in the microwave to melt the butter. Stir in between each burst. Add fresh parsley to the garlic butter and stir.
- Step 6: Use a pastry brush to add the garlic parmesan topping on top of the rolls.
- Step 7: Sprinkle each roll with parmesan cheese.
- Step 8: Bake in the oven until golden brown. Serve immediately and enjoy.
- If you can't find the rolls, the frozen loaf should work. Thaw as directed the cut into strips then into 1 1/4 inch balls.
- The required rise time for these soft dinner rolls may vary depending on the temperature of your kitchen and other factors.
- When cutting the rolls, try to cut them into equal pieces.
- For another delicious take on these soft rolls, use some of my homemade garlic butter compound with fresh herbs in place of the butter mixture you make here. You'll just need to melt it to brush it on.
- When reheating these rolls add some more melted butter and stir in some fresh garlic to brush on the warmed tops of the rolls so they're just as garlicky as when you first made them.
Certainly. If you have a bread dough recipe that you use, you can use the dough for homemade rolls instead.
This can happen if you add too much flour to the bread dough
when rolling them into balls to bake.
Yes, Let them cool completely and wrap the rolls in aluminum foil, and place them in a ziplock freezer bag. Thaw at room temperature
overnight. Warm in a 300-degree oven for about 10 minutes.
To store leftover dinner rolls, let them cool completely before wrapping them in foil or plastic wrap. You can also store them in an airtight container or a zipper-lock bag. Store the dinner rolls in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or freeze them for longer storage. For best results, wrap each roll individually before freezing. When ready to eat, defrost the frozen dinner rolls at room temperature
and reheat in the oven until warm.
Garlic Parmesan Dinner Rolls
- 1 package frozen dinner rolls you'll need 18 frozen rolls
- 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
- non stick coking spray
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1 tablespoon finely minced garlic
- 1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley
- 1 1/2 tablespoon parmesan cheese
- Thaw frozen dinner rolls in refrigerator over night.
- Spray a muffin tin with non cooking spray and set aside.
- Sprinkle the flour on a cutting board and cut each thawed dinner roll in half. Roll each half into a ball and toss in the flour. Place three dough balls in each greased muffin cup.
- Cover with a towel and let rise in a warm place for 2-3 hours or until doubled in size.
- In a small bowl add the butter, garlic and melt in microwave for 30 seconds increments until melted. Stir in fresh chopped parsley.
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees
- When the rolls have risen, brush the butter over the top. Sprinkle some parmesan cheese on top of each roll.
- Bake for 20-22 minutes or until golden brown.