Christine’s Thanksgiving Rolls

Recipe courtesy of Christine Brown

Christine's Year-Round Thanksgiving Rolls 10:26

Christine and Mykelti make Christine's famous Thanksgiving rolls, which are just as delicious for sandwiches year-round.

Sister Wives' Christine Brown has a recipe for hot, fresh dinner rolls that are a staple of the Browns' Thanksgiving feast, but will take your family dinners to the next level any time of year! Here's her step-by-step guide to the scrumptious rolls she baked on the latest episode of Cooking with Just Christine. Catch brand-new episodes every Sunday and scroll down for Christine's full Thanksgiving rolls recipe!

Photo by: TLC

TLC

INGREDIENTS:

  • 3 sticks (1 1/2 cups) salted butter, for melting, plus 5 tablespoons at room temperature
  • 1 cup whole lactose-free milk
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons warm water
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons instant yeast (2 packets)
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon fine salt
  • 5 to 6 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting the counter

INSTRUCTIONS:

Put 1 stick of butter and the milk in a small saucepan and melt over low heat. Set aside to cool.

Meanwhile, put the warm water in a small bowl and sprinkle on the yeast and 1 teaspoon of the sugar. Stir gently and let sit until yeast is activated and foamy, about 5 minutes.

Combine the eggs, remaining 1 cup sugar, and the salt in a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment and whisk to combine. Add the butter/milk mixture and the yeast mixture and whisk to combine. Remove the whisk attachment and replace with the dough hook. Add 5 cups of the flour, 1 cup at a time, mixing until smooth before adding another cup. Continue adding flour 1/4 cup at a time as needed until the dough is smooth and pulls away from the sides of the bowl in a ball, about 3 minutes total. Remove the dough from the bowl and place into a greased large bowl, then cover and let rise until doubled in size, about 1 hour.

Dust the counter with flour and divide the dough in half. Roll out each piece into a round about 10 inches in diameter. Using a butter knife, add about 1 1/2 tablespoons of the room-temperature butter in sections to half of the round only. Fold dough in half over the butter. Cut another 1 tablespoon of butter into sections and put on half of the semi-circle, then fold the other half of dough over to make a quarter-circle. Repeat with the remaining piece of dough and 2 1/2 tablespoons of room-temperature butter.

Melt the remaining 2 sticks of butter and let cool slightly. Brush each of three 10 x 15-inch jelly roll pans with 1 to 2 tablespoon of melted butter.

CRESCENT DIRECTIONS:

Starting with the first dough quarter-circle, roll out again into an approximate 10-inch round. Brush with 2 tablespoons of the melted butter and cut like a pizza into 8 sections. Starting from the outside of the round, roll up the wedges into the center. Put the dough crescents on a prepared jelly roll pan, spacing about 1 inch apart. Repeat with the remaining dough round to form a total of 16 crescents.

Place the rolls into a cold oven and heat the oven to 375°F. Bake until golden brown, 10 to 15 minutes.

Remove from oven and brush the remaining melted butter on the top of rolls while hot.

Yield: 16 rolls

Active Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours (includes rising time)

Ease of preparation: intermediate

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE:

Next Up

Christine's Omelet

Recipe courtesy of Christine Brown

Christine's Carrot Cake

Recipe courtesy of Christine Brown

Christine's German Pancakes

Recipe courtesy of Christine Brown

Christine's White Lasagna

Recipe courtesy of Christine Brown

The Highest Rated Online Recipes You Need to Make ASAP

These tried and true recipes are sure to impress everyone in your home!

Meri's Banana Bread Recipe

Whip up the Brown family's banana bread recipe at home, and catch Sister Wives every Sunday at 10/9c!

Amy and Chris' Signature Wedding Cocktail Recipe

Recreate the Little People, Big World newlyweds' signature drink to toast the happy couple as you watch them tie the knot! Catch Amy and Chris' Happily Ever After all over again on Tuesday, May 10 at 8/7c!

Avocado and Green Pea Guacamole

Recipe courtesy of Dr. Lisa Leslie-Williams

Celebrate The Family Chantel With These Snacks

Just in time for your watch party, try making these snacks in celebration of the new series The Family Chantel!

12 Kid-Friendly Muffin Tin Recipes That Aren't Dessert

These perfectly portioned muffin tin recipes are small and savory. Your kids may even pitch in to make these muffin tip recipes.