Virginia Light Dinner Rolls


  • 1 cup plus 1 Tablespoon milk
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 large eggs
  • 6 Tablespoons butter, cut into pieces
  • 4 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons SAF yeast or 2 1/2 teaspoons bread machine yeast
  • 4 Tablespoons melted butter for brushing on top


  • Place all the ingredients except the melted butter and set your machine for the dough cycle.
  • When the dough is ready, divide it into 16 equal portions.
  • Shape each roll however you'd like, then put on a pan, brush with melted butter, cover and let rise for 45 minutes or so.
  • Preheat the oven to 375F.
  • Bake in the middle of the oven for 25 - 28 minutes. Remove the rolls from the pan and cool on a rack.