Recipe courtesy of Marcel Reece
Total:
2 hr 55 min
Active:
30 min
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Directions

In a heat-proof bowl, melt 1 stick of the butter in the microwave and allow it to cool.

Add 1/4 cup warm (not hot) water, the yeast, and 2 tablespoons of sugar to a small bowl and stir slightly with fork. Set aside to proof.

In a mixing bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a dough hook, put 3 cups of the flour with the salt, eggs (preferably at room temperature), 1 cup warm (not hot) water, 1 cup sugar, and the cooled melted butter. Mix well.

Add the yeast mixture and gradually add the remaining 2 cups of flour and keep beating. Cook's Note: You may not need the whole 5 cups of flour; the stickier (not runny) the dough, the lighter the rolls.

Transfer the dough to a large bowl and pour about 1/4 cup of oil over the dough. Cover with a plate and let rise, at least double or more its original size, about 2 hours.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

After the dough has risen, transfer it to a floured surface and knead it a little. Roll out the dough about 1/4-inch thick (or thinner). Let the dough rest a few minutes while you melt the other stick of butter. Use a cookie cutter and cut out rolls. Dip each roll in melted butter, fold in half and put them on a sheet pan. Arrange them close together, filling up the pan.

Bake until nice and brown. Ovens vary, so maybe about 20 minutes.

Take the pan out of oven and immediately brush the rolls with butter. Transfer them to a serving dish and serve.

A viewer or guest of the show, who may not be a professional cook, provided this recipe. It has not been tested for home use.

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