Sunflower Seed Dinner Rolls

Whole-wheat flour, rolled oats, and sunflower seeds make up the multiple grains in these fiber-rich dinner rolls. They are delicious with butter, herbed olive oil, or cream cheese.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 3 hours 10 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 packet yeast
  • 3 Tbsp. warm water
  • 1 cup warm milk
  • 2½ oz. melted butter
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1¾ cups whole-wheat flour
  • ¼ cup rolled oats
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds

Directions

  • Combine yeast and water and let sit for 5 minutes to proof.
  • Add milk, butter, salt, egg, and sugar to the yeast mixture. Mix well.
  • Stir in the all-purpose flour with a wooden spoon or the paddle attachment of an electric stand mixer. Gradually add whole-wheat flour and rolled oats. Knead with a dough hook for 10 minutes. Put dough in an oiled bowl, cover and let rise in a warm place for 90 minutes.
  • Punch down dough, divide into 12 pieces, and roll each piece in a ball. Place dough balls on a greased baking sheet. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 60 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Uncover rolls, brush with egg, and sprinkle with sunflower seeds. Bake for 15 minutes.

Recipe Information

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 packet yeast
  • 3 Tbsp. warm water
  • 1 cup warm milk
  • 2½ oz. melted butter
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1¾ cups whole-wheat flour
  • ¼ cup rolled oats
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds

Directions

  • Combine yeast and water and let sit for 5 minutes to proof.
  • Add milk, butter, salt, egg, and sugar to the yeast mixture. Mix well.
  • Stir in the all-purpose flour with a wooden spoon or the paddle attachment of an electric stand mixer. Gradually add whole-wheat flour and rolled oats. Knead with a dough hook for 10 minutes. Put dough in an oiled bowl, cover and let rise in a warm place for 90 minutes.
  • Punch down dough, divide into 12 pieces, and roll each piece in a ball. Place dough balls on a greased baking sheet. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 60 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Uncover rolls, brush with egg, and sprinkle with sunflower seeds. Bake for 15 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories260
Total Fat10g
Saturated Fat4g
Cholesterol50mg
Sodium220mg
Total Carbohydrate35g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars5g
Protein8g