Roll and Bun Recipes

Looking for roll and bun recipes? Allrecipes has more than 150 recipes for dinner rolls, hamburger buns, knot rolls, and more.

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Rating: 4.5 stars 10
To DIE for, buttery crescent rolls that divide up the work between two days. This yeast-raised dough may be kept in the refrigerator, and used over a period of 2 weeks! So you can make them fresh when you like.

Sweet Potato Rolls

Rating: 4.5 stars 254
A flavorful roll, good with hearty soups and stews.

Potato Rolls

Rating: 5 stars 96
I have been eating these rolls since I was a kid. I don't know where they started out, but I remember my grandmother making them. They freeze well and taste great split open and toasted.

Steakhouse Black Bread

Rating: 4.5 stars 203
This is a steakhouse bread recipe that I obtained many years ago from a friend. It makes a very dense and flavorful bread. If you like, brush the rolls or bread with beaten egg, then sprinkle some uncooked oatmeal on top before baking. Enjoy!

Oatmeal Sourdough Rolls

Rating: 4.5 stars 147
Oatmeal gives these rolls a lovely texture, while the sourdough adds a distinct flavor.

Homemade Hamburger Buns

Rating: 5 stars 861
Fresh, flavorful hamburger buns are surprisingly easy to make yourself. They take almost 4 hours, but there's only a few minutes of actual hands-on time. You'll taste the difference.

Golden Crescent Rolls

Rating: 4.5 stars 405
This is a great recipe for sweet, fluffy crescent rolls (kind of like a croissant but more dense).
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Angie's Perfect Dinner Rolls

Rating: 4.5 stars 674
This is a recipe given to me by my aunt. The rolls are excellent!

Za'atar Pull-Apart Rolls

Rating: 4.5 stars 5
Pull-apart and monkey breads don't have to be sweet! This simple homemade dough is dipped in za'atar (a delicious Middle Eastern herb mix) and baked in a muffin tin. Great served with labneh, olives, and fresh mint for brunch!

Honey Wheat Sandwich Rolls

Rating: 5 stars 576
Hearty and tasty country style sandwich rolls. Honey, whole wheat and just a little bit of butter. They freeze well too!

Tiger Bread (Dutch Crunch Rolls)

Rating: 5 stars 2
A Dutch crunch topping made of rice flour and yeast gives these rolls a crackly top.

Classic Dinner Rolls

Rating: 4.5 stars 707
These dinner rolls are soft, fluffy, and simple to make from scratch.

Inspiration and Ideas

Tips for Baking Dinner Rolls
Get tips for mixing dough, shaping rolls, and even how to prep it all ahead of time, so the rolls are ready to bake for dinner.
Chef John's Rosemary Pull-Apart Rolls
Rating: Unrated 135
These light-tasting dinner rolls are flavored with fresh rosemary and coarse sea salt.
Quick Yeast Rolls
Rating: 4.5 stars 1771

Easy homemade tender and light dinner rolls made with egg and shortening.