Shortcut Sweet Dinner Rolls

These are a perfect complement for a dinner—and a great start for some other exciting recipes. For an irresistible spread, mix honey with your favorite butter or margarine.

Serves: 20Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 2 hours 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 20

Ingredients

  • 1 envelope (0.25 oz.) active dry yeast
  • 1½ cups warm water
  • 1 package (9 oz.) yellow cake mix
  • 3¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • 2 egg whites, beaten

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a large mixing bowl dissolve yeast in warm water. Let stand 10 minutes, or until a milky texture appears.
  • Fold in cake mix and flour, beating until a smooth dough forms.
  • Prepare another large mixing bowl with a light coating of spray oil or olive oil. Place dough in oiled bowl, cover with a clean cloth, and leave in a warm place until dough doubles in volume, about 1 hour. Punch down dough and divide into two halves.
  • Roll out each half into foot-wide circles. Cut each circle into 10 pie-shaped wedges. Brush wedges with melted butter and beaten egg white. Roll each wedge into a crescent shape.
  • Place rolls on a cookie sheet, cover, and let rest for 25 minutes, or until doubled in size. Bake for 12 minutes or until slightly golden.

Recipe Information

Serves: 20

Ingredients

  • 1 envelope (0.25 oz.) active dry yeast
  • 1½ cups warm water
  • 1 package (9 oz.) yellow cake mix
  • 3¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • 2 egg whites, beaten

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a large mixing bowl dissolve yeast in warm water. Let stand 10 minutes, or until a milky texture appears.
  • Fold in cake mix and flour, beating until a smooth dough forms.
  • Prepare another large mixing bowl with a light coating of spray oil or olive oil. Place dough in oiled bowl, cover with a clean cloth, and leave in a warm place until dough doubles in volume, about 1 hour. Punch down dough and divide into two halves.
  • Roll out each half into foot-wide circles. Cut each circle into 10 pie-shaped wedges. Brush wedges with melted butter and beaten egg white. Roll each wedge into a crescent shape.
  • Place rolls on a cookie sheet, cover, and let rest for 25 minutes, or until doubled in size. Bake for 12 minutes or until slightly golden.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories140
Total Fat3g
Saturated Fat1.5g
Cholesterol5mg
Sodium340mg
Total Carbohydrate26g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars6g
Protein3g