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Butterhorn Rolls

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These Butterhorn Rolls have been a favorite of our families for years!

My good friend, Alison, gave this recipe at least a decade ago- it quickly became my go-to roll recipe.  We love these buttery and moist  (I-eat-way-too-many) rolls with any kind of soup.

Yield: 40

Butterhorn Rolls

Butterhorn Rolls on are the BEST rolls ever!
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 54 minutes


  • 2 T yeast
  • 1/2 C warm water
  • 2 T sugar
  • 2 C milk
  • 1 C butter
  • 1 C sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 8 C flour


  1. Put warm water in a small bowl, sprinkle yeast and then 2 T sugar on top.
  2. Set aside and let dissolve.
  3. In a small sauce pan over medium heat, melt butter, add milk and bring just to a boil (scald).
  4. In kitchen aid or bosch with dough hooks beat eggs, add sugar, salt, and 4 C flour.
  5. Mix well, add milk and butter mixture (warm is fine).
  6. Add remaining flour, add yeast mixture.
  7. Mix 10 minutes.
  8. Remove beaters, cover with a warm wet cloth, raise double in size.
  9. On a clean surface, sprinkle with flour.
  10. Punch down dough, divide in half, roll out, cut into triangles (I use a pizza cutter), roll each triangle from the large end to the point.
  11. Place on a sprayed cookie sheet.
  12. Repeat with 2nd half.
  13. Cover with wet towel, let double in size.
  14. Bake 375 degrees for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown and lightly browned on bottoms.
  15. Yields: approx 40 rolls
* This recipe is from my good friend Alison.

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Alison’s Butterhorn Rolls will quickly become a favorite of your families too!

I hope your week is going well.  I can’t believe it’s Thursday!

Happy Day- tomorrow’s Friday 🙂

xoxo~ Ruthie

Butterhorn Rolls on are the BEST rolls ever!

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  1. Jacquie says:

    Making these for the young men’s etiquette dinner tomorrow night! Yummy! Harrison volunteered saying his mom’s makes the best rolls!

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