32 rolls

How to Make It

Step 1

Bring 2 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan; stir in oats and butter. Boil, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Remove from heat; let cool to 110°.

Step 2

Stir together yeast, 1/2 cup warm water, and 1 tablespoon sugar in a 2-cup measuring cup; let stand 5 minutes.

Step 3

Beat oat mixture, yeast mixture, flour, salt, and brown sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth.

Step 4

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic (about 5 minutes). Place in a well-greased bowl, turning to grease top.

Step 5

Cover and let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 1 hour or until dough is doubled in bulk.

Step 6

Punch dough down, and divide in half; shape each portion into 16 (1 1/2-inch) balls. Place evenly into 2 lightly greased 9- x 1 3/4-inch round cakepans.

Step 7

Cover and let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 30 minutes or until doubled in bulk.

Step 8

Bake at 375° for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Step 9

Note: Reserve 1 portion of dough for Cinnamon Rolls recipe, if desired.

Ratings & Reviews

nquilting's Review

November 26, 2013
I have been making these with the cinnamon rolls for years. Great and tasty... Best ever.

kerly87's Review

November 09, 2010
What an excellent recipe! These rolls come out so flaky! I make them using Wheylow brown sugar/sugar as DH and I are diabetic. I would like to try it using half wheat flour but have not done so yet. I will be making these for Thanksgiving for my whole family!