How to Shape Sea Salt Dinner Rolls

Learn how to make your own dinner rolls — step by step.
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Photo By: Ryan Liebe ©Ryan K Liebe

Photo By: Ryan Liebe ©Ryan K Liebe

Photo By: Ryan Liebe ©Ryan K Liebe

Step 1

Lightly coat 2 baking sheets with cooking spray. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Lightly flour the top of the dough and pat it into a rectangle. Cut the dough into 24 equal pieces with a bench scraper or chef's knife.

 

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Get the Recipe: Sea Salt Dinner Rolls

Step 2

Gently roll each piece of dough into a ball; arrange on the prepared baking sheets. Loosely cover with plastic wrap and let stand until puffy, about 45 minutes.

Step 3

Brush the rolls with melted butter and cut an X in the center of each with kitchen shears or a small knife. Sprinkle the tops with sea salt. 

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