The ultimate dinner roll is within your grasp. We flavored these rolls with coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper, but feel free to experiment with sprinklings of crushed fennel seeds or red pepper flakes.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees, with rack in lower third. Place 2 tablespoons olive oil in an 8-inch square baking dish. Divide pizza dough into 16 pieces. Form each piece into a tight ball and place in dish, turning to coat with oil. Cover dish with plastic wrap; set aside in a warm, draft-free place until balls double in size, 40 to 45 minutes (or refrigerate overnight; bring to room temperature and let rise before baking). Season each roll with salt and pepper and bake until golden brown, 35 minutes. Brush rolls with 1 tablespoon oil and let cool slightly. Serve warm.

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Reviews (2)

5 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 1
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  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
03/27/2018
Great idea, although I would not use pepper. That is risky when guests are at hand. So much can be done with pizza dough.
Rating: Unrated
09/10/2011
Serve w/Favourite Bolognese Sauce for "Dipping" and a Sweet,Crisp Romaine Hearts' Salad.Lovely Dinner on a busy Week Night...Purchase Dough on way Home.Make Sauce while Rolls "rise".Then,Salad whilst rest is prepared,Easier than "Take Away".Try Best Pasta sauce and Salad Bar Additions for even Faster dinner...