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Homemade Pumpkin Dinner Rolls

Prep Time2 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Servings - 18 persons

Ingredients 

  • cup warm water
  • cup milk
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • cup honey
  • cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • cup butter, melted for brushing
  • 1 teaspoon dried or fresh rosemary

Instructions

  • Bread Machine Directions
  • Place all the ingredients in the order listed, except the melted butter and rosemary. Turn the breadmachine onto the dough cycle.
  • Once the dough cycle has completed, place the dough onto a clean and floured surface.
  • Knead thedough and divide into 18 small dough balls.
  • Place dough balls onto 2 greased baking sheets. Let rise for about an hour in a warm place.
  • Justbefore baking, brush the melted butter and rosemary over top of the rolls.
  • Bake at 350 for 8 to 10 minutes, or until slightly golden on top.
  • Serve Pumpkin Dinner Rolls warm with butter.
  • By Hand Directions
  • In mixing bowl, combine the warm water plus 1 cup of flour. Add the yeast and sugar. Whisktogether to make a spongy dough. Let sit for 10 to 15 minutes. Then, whisk in the milk, honey, egg,and pumpkin puree.
  • Add the other 1 cup of all-purpose flour and the wheat flour to the spongy dough and stir withwooden spoon. When dough becomes thick enough, knead it by hand for 6 to 8 minutes on afloured surface or in a floured bowl, until reaches the consistency of soft baby skin.
  • Place in floured or greased bowl and let rise for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Once the dough has risen and doubled in size, the dough is ready to be formed. Divide the doughdown into 18 small dough balls.
  • Place dough balls onto 2 greased baking sheets. Let rise for about an hour in a warm place.
  • Justbefore baking, brush the melted butter and rosemary over top of the rolls.
  • Bake at 350 for 8 to 10 minutes, or until slightly golden on top.
  • Serve Pumpkin Dinner Rolls warm with butter.