These Copycat Texas Roadhouse Rolls are no exception, they’re so soft, sweet, and brushed with warm, melted butter. Perfection. This copycat Texas Roadhouse roll recipe is actually pretty easy. If you’re baking on a chilly Fall or Winter day, it might be tougher to get your dough to rise as it needs to do so in a warm place. Start out with active dry yeast. Nothing wrong with active dry yeast works just as well. This recipe is supposed to be a copycat recipe of the Texas Roadhouse rolls. If you have eaten there, you know that they have some of the best rolls I’ve ever eaten.
These rolls are fantastic, and you won’t be able to stop at just one, you’ll eat 5 or 6. The rolls are best enjoyed with the honey cinnamon butter.
- 2 ¼ teaspoon Active Dry Yeast or 1 packet
- 1 ¼ cup Milk
- ¼ cup Honey
- 4 Tablespoons melted Butter, separated
- 1 large Egg
- 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
- 4 cups Flour
- Bring the milk to a boil. Remove it from heat and let it reduce lukewarmly.
- Mix the milk, yeast, and honey in a small bowl until well combined. Let it sit for 5 minutes.
- In a large bowl, mix 3 tablespoons of the butter, the milk mixture, egg, and 2 cups of flour. Mix slowly until smooth.
- Gradually add the remaining 2 cups of flour and mix until a dough has formed.
- Add salt, and mix/knead for 8 minutes. Then drop the dough onto a floured surface and knead for a few more minutes.
- Spray a large bowl with cooking spray and drop the dough inside. Cover the bowl (plastic wrap or a damp cloth works) and let it rise for an hour in a warm place.
- Spray 2 cookie sheets with vegetable oil. Punch down the dough and roll it out on a flat, floured surface until it’s about ½ inch thick. Fold it in half and gently seal.
- Cut into 24 squares of even size and place on the cookie sheets. Cover them and let them rise for about 40 minutes until doubled in size.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees and bake for 12-15 minutes, or until the top is a light golden brown.
- Melt the remaining tablespoon of butter and brush the top of the rolls.