• 4-5 cups of all purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 2 Tbsp rapid rise, instant yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups of warm milk, 110 degrees F.
  • 1 egg
  • 5 Tbsp soft butter (for dough)
  • 2 Tbsp melted butter (to brush ontop)
  • Optional: Sesame Seeds


  1. Put yeast & sugar in warm milk and put aside for about 5 minutes
  2. In a separate bowl add 3 cups of flour, salt, butter and egg
  3. Using a stand mixer with a hook set on low speed until the flour mixture is blended, then add milk mixture
  4. On medium speed add 1/2 cup of remaining flour until blended. Then add another 1/2 cup of flour. Repeat adding another 1/2 cup of flour until a ball of dough forms
  5. If necessary, add more flour, dough should pull away from sides and be soft and sticky
  6. Remove dough from mixer and put into a lightly greased bowl and cover with plastic wrap or plastic wrap.
  7. Allow to rise in a warm area for 30 minutes
  8. After 30 minutes, remove from bowl and lightly punch down
  9. Divide dough into 24 pieces (approx 2 ounces or 56 grams)
  10. Form into balls (sprinkle sesame seeds on tops if prefered)
  11. Put onto a 9×13 inch lightly greased baking sheet and cover with a towel or plastic wrap. Allow to rise another 30 minutes in a warm area
  12. Preheat an oven at 375 degrees F.
  13. Baked rolls for 12 to 15 minutes or until they are golden brown. (If they become too brown, cover tops with foil)
  14. Remove rolls from oven and brush with melted butter
  15. Serve warm or store cooled into a plastic bag.

Based on the original recipe