Flower Dinner Rolls

Flower Dinner Rolls

Traditional dinner rolls get a spring makeover.

40 min. prep time
12 rolls
151 Rating



3 to 4 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon sugar
1 (1/4-ounce) package active dry yeast
1 teaspoon salt
1 Half Stick (1/4 cup) Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 cup milk

Egg Wash

1 tablespoon water
12 soup and oyster crackers


Combine 2 cups flour, sugar, yeast and salt in bowl; set aside.

Place butter in bowl; microwave until melted. Add milk; microwave until mixture is warm (90ºF-100ºF). Add milk mixture and egg to flour mixture; mix well. Stir in enough remaining flour to make dough easy to handle.

Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead 5 minutes or until smooth and elastic. Place into greased bowl; turn greased-side up. Cover; let rise in warm place 45-60 minutes or until double in size. (Dough is ready if indentation remains when touched.)

Heat oven to 350ºF. Line baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.

Punch down dough. Shape dough into 12 balls; flatten . Cut 5 slashes, using scissors, to about 1/2 inch from center, creating petals. Transfer to prepared baking sheet. Cover; let rise 25 minutes or until doubled in size.

Combine 1 egg and water in bowl; mix well. Brush rolls with egg wash; press 1 oyster cracker into center of each roll. Bake 15-18 minutes until golden brown. Serve warm with Butter with Canola Oil.

Nutrition Facts (1 roll)

Calories: 220

Fat: 5g

Cholesterol: 40mg

Sodium: 250mg

Carbohydrates: 37g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 7g

Recipe #16100©2014Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Made this with half white-whole wheat and half all-purpose flour and it made a very pleasing roll. Rose nicely, excellent flavor, pleasant appearance. None were left at the end of the meal and people were asking for more.

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