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Pumpkin Clover Rolls

Fluffy homemade clover dinner rolls with a seasonal pumpkin twist, perfect for Thanksgiving and Fall gatherings!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time2 hrs
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pumpkin
Servings: 12 rolls

Ingredients

Dough:

  • 1/2 C milk
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast
  • 3 C all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 C pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp cloves
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 C unsalted butter melted

Egg wash:

  • 1 large egg
  • 1 Tbsp water

Instructions

  • Heat milk to 115°F. Mix in honey and yeast. Allow to proof for 5-10 minutes. If it doesn't foam up, start again.
  • Prepare stand mixer with dough hook attachment. Mix together flour, salt, spices, pumpkin, egg, butter and yeast mixture together until dough pulls away from the sides of the bowl.
  • Transfer dough to a large greased bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and allow to rise for at least 1 hour or doubled in size.
  • Grease a muffin tin well.
  • Cut dough in half. Shape one half into a 12-inch rope. Divide into 6 pieces and then each piece into thirds. Roll thirds into balls. Place three dough balls per greased muffin tin cavity. Repeat with remaining dough.
  • Cover loosely with a clean towel. Allow to rise an additional 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Beat together 1 egg and 1 Tbsp water. Brush over rolls.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until centers reach at least 200°F. Cool in pan before removing to a wire rack or basket.
  • Enjoy immediately or store in an airtight container.

Notes

An original recipe from Baked by Rachel