Easy Parker House Rolls Recipe

Step 1

Pour the scalded milk over the sugar, 2 tbls of butter and salt in a mixing bowl. Cool to lukewarm. Sprinkle the yeast over the lukewarm water and stir to dissolve. Add 2 cups of flour, and the yeast mixture to the milk mixture. Beat, with an electric mixer on medium speed, until smooth, about 2 minutes. Gradually add enough of the remaining flour to make a soft dough, then cover and let rest for 15 minutes. Knead the dough a few times on a lightly floured surface until it is no longer sticky and roll out to a 1/2-inch thickness. Cut into rounds, using a floured biscuit cutter. Brush the rounds with the remaining 2 Tbls of melted butter and crease each roll in the center with the dull edge of a knife. Fold the rolls over on the crease and press the edges together lightly. Place on greased baking sheets and cover. Let rise in a warm place until almost doubled, about 30 minutes. Bake in a preheated 400 degree F. oven for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from the baking sheets and cool on wire racks.

NOTE: These rolls are almost a must at the Holiday dinners coming up shortly. Restaurants and most older cooks make it a tradition to serve them.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 1/4c Milk; Scalded
  • 3tb Sugar
  • 2tb Butter or Regular Margarine
  • 3/4ts Salt
  • 2pk Active Dry Yeast; OR 2 tb Active Dry Yeast; Bulk
  • 1/4c Lukewarm Water; 110 Deg. F.
  • 4 1/2c Unbleached Flour
  • 2tb Butter Or Margarine; Melted

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