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Better Than Texas Roadhouse Rolls

Fluffy, buttery, tender dinner rolls similar to those that are served in a very popular restaurant.
Prep Time 3 hrs
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 3 hrs 15 mins
Course Appetizer, breads, Christmas, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 18 rolls


  • 1 envelope active dry yeast
  • ¼ cup lukewarm water
  • 1 cup lukewarm milk
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter room temperature
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour divided
  • 1 large egg room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • ¼ cup melted butter for basting rolls


  • Lightly grease a large mixing bowl and set aside.
  • In the work bowl of a stand mixer, dissolve yeast in water with a whisk.
  • Allow yeast to stand for 5 -10 minutes until it starts to foam.
  • Attach bowl to mixer. With the paddle attachment. stir on low speed.
  • Add milk, butter, and sugar, continuing on low speed until thoroughly mixed.
  • Gradually add 1½ cups flour, stirring until thoroughly mixed.
  • Add egg and salt, mixing to combine.
  • Change the attachment to the dough hook.
  • On low to medium speed, gradually add remaining flour.
  • Continue to mix until the dough starts to pull away from the sides of the bowl.
  • Transfer dough to prepared bowl, using a dough scraper if necessary.
  • Cover bowl with plastic wrap and allow dough to double in size (approx. 1-1½ hours).
  • Punch dough down, remove from bowl, and place on a floured work surface.
  • With a rolling pin, roll out dough in a rectangle to approx. ½ inch in thickness.
  • Using a pizza cutter, divide into 18 pieces.
  • Place each piece 2 inches apart on parchment lined baking sheets.
  • Cover with a clean kitchen towel and allow to double in size.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. When rolls have risen, place on middle rack of oven.
  • Bake 15 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • Remove from oven and immediately brush with melted butter.
  • Serve warm or allow to cool.
Keyword eggs, Rolls