Make-Ahead Spoon Rolls

The batter can be made and left in your refrigerator for up to 1 week, covered, for hot-from-the-oven rolls anytime.


Makes 2 dozen rolls

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Stand: 5 Minutes
Bake: 20 Minutes


1 (1/4-ounce) envelope active dry yeast
1 teaspoon sugar
2 cups lukewarm water (100° to 110°)
4 cups self-rising flour
1/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup butter, melted and cooled
1 large egg, lightly beaten
Pinch of salt
2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
baking spray


Combine first 3 ingredients in a large bowl; let mixture stand 5 minutes. Stir in flour and next 6 ingredients until blended. Spoon into muffin pans coated with baking spray, filling two-thirds full.

Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until rolls are golden brown.