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Parmesan and Onion Dinner Rolls

Soft and fluffy homemade Parmesan and onion dinner rolls. A perfect addition to any meal.
Prep Time1 hr 50 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Servings: 9 rolls


  • 2 1/2 C all purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 1/4 tsp rapid rise yeast
  • 1/2 C milk heated to 115°F
  • 1/4 C water heated to 115°F
  • 1 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2-3 Tbsp Parmesan cheese finely grated
  • 1 tsp dried minced onion


  • In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, salt and yeast.
  • In a small saucepan, heat milk, water and butter until butter is melted and mixture reaches 115-120°F.
  • With mixture on low, slowly pour liquid into bowl. Turn up speed to medium for a minute or two. Add one egg, continuing to mix on medium speed. Mix until ingredients are well combined. Dough may not form into a smooth ball.
  • Grease your hands and a large bowl with olive oil. Knead dough for one minute by hand, shape into a smooth ball. Add to greased bowl, flip once. Cover and allow to rise in a warm location for one hour.
  • Grease an 8x8 square baking pan with olive oil.
  • Divide dough into 9 even pieces. Shape each piece into a ball, place in prepared pan. Cover and allow to rise for an additional 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Brush tops of dough with one beaten egg. Sprinkle with Parmesan and dried minced onions. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until just golden.
  • Serve warm.


An original recipe from Baked by Rachel