Pumpkin Dinner Rolls
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Serves: 20 dinner rolls or 12 and a loaf of bread
Tender, light pumpkin dinner rolls, ready in less than 3 hours. Makes great toast if you do a loaf of bread.
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons instant yeast
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  1. Add 1/4 cup warm water to a tablespoon of the sugar and the yeast. Set aside for 5 minutes until it starts to bubble.
  2. Add the remaining water, milk, sugar, pumpkin, butter and eggs to a mixing bowl. Mix until well combined. Add the yeast. Mix well.
  3. Stir in the flour and salt. Using a dough hook continue to mix until the mixture begins to pull away from the sides of the work bow. You may need to add a little additional flour. Knead with the dough hook for about 5 - 7 minutes until the dough is satiny and elastic.
  4. Cover the bowl, set in a warm place and allow the dough to rise. If you have time punch down when the dough has doubled and let rise a second time. If not place the dough on a floured surface and spread out the dough into 16 x 20 area. Trim the sides to square up the dough. Cut the dough into squares. I did a dozen rolls and used the remaining dough to make a loaf of bread. Allow the rolls to rise, covered.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees. Bake time for the rolls is 15 minutes and about 40 minutes on the bread.
Recipe by Recipes Food and Cooking at https://recipesfoodandcooking.com/2014/10/17/pumpkin-dinner-rolls/