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Tis’ the season for Pumpkin. Enjoy this Pumpkin Dinner Rolls Recipe at your next family gathering. These Pumpkin Dinner Rolls are absolutely delicious and made from scratch!
Pumpkin Rolls with Honey Butter
Fall is the time to enjoy all our favorite seasonal flavors. And pumpkin is always on the top of that list. I usually think of pumpkin in desserts, so I wanted to make something a bit different. Pumpkin Dinner Rolls. They are made from scratch, the rise time is only about 2 hours, and they have just a touch of sweetness to them that make them perfect for any dinner.
If you know me, you know I am not much of a baker. I will make the occasional cupcake or cake, but I am much more comfortable in the kitchen when it comes to slicing, dicing, sauteing, and using the crockpot. That being said, if I can make these delicious Pumpkin Rolls, you can too! Once the dough is made (pictured above) you let it rise for at least an hour and it has doubled in size.
Once the dough has risen, you take it out of the bowl, cut it in half, then you cut in 2-3 squares or circles (whichever shape you would like your rolls in) and place them on a greased cookie sheet for another 45 minutes or so. You will find that the rolls with rise again.
Then you can let the baking begin! And be prepared, because your house is going to smell absolutely amazing 🙂
This recipe for Pumpkin Dinner Rolls will make about 30 rolls, so it’s great for a family gathering, like Thanksgiving or Christmas! You can also freeze any leftovers, or reduce the recipe size to make less if you prefer.
I actually had all the ingredients for this recipe right in my pantry, I love it when that happens 🙂 If you have a can of Pumpkin Puree in your pantry, I bet you have the rest of the ingredients too! I love cooking with cans, it makes for cooking and baking a LOT easier when I don’t have to worry about what ingredients may still be ready-to-use in my crisper drawer in the refrigerator.
Here is my Pumpkin Dinner Rolls Recipe. Be sure to Print It and Pin It so that you can make it again and again.
Pumpkin Dinner Dolls with Honey Butter
- 5 cups better for bread flour
- 15 oz pure pumpkin puree
- ¾ cup 2% milk, scalded
- ⅓ cup light brown sugar
- ⅓ cup white sugar
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- ⅛ tsp allspice
- ⅛ tsp nutmeg
- 6 tbsp butter
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 packages active dry yeast (1/2 ounces)
- ¼ cup lukewarm water
- 2 tbsp honey
- 1 tsp water
- 1 cup soften salted butter
- ⅓ cup honey
- ½ tsp salt
- Pour hot milk in a mixing bowl, add butter and stir to melt.
- Add sugars, pumpkin puree, and salt to the milk and mix well.
- In a separate small bowl, put yeast in with lukewarm water and a teaspoon sugar.
- When the yeast gets foamy, add to the pumpkin mixture.
- Add the egg, mix well.
- Slowly add in flour and mix with a wooden spoon or in your mixer (using the bread hook) until well combined. *The dough will be sticky. If using a mixer, the dough will pull itself from the side of the bowl.
- Remove the dough from the bowl and put it on your counter or a wooden board dusted with a little flour.
- Knead with your hand for 1 minute.
- Form the dough into a ball shape, place in a greased bowl and cover with a cloth.
- Let it rise in a warm place until it doubles in volume, about 1 hr.
- Punch the dough to deflate and knead it for a few seconds on a wooden board or your counter. Cut the dough in half.
- Cut each half into equal pieces. *You will get about 15 pieces per half
- Roll each piece into a ball shape with your hand if you want them round. *I left some of mine square
- Place them, 2" apart, on a baking pan or greased cookie sheet and let them rise again, about 45 minutes.
- Preheat oven to 350°
- Bake for 10-15 minutes. *Start checking regularly at 10 min mark, you don't want them to brown too much. The bottom should be a nice golden brown.
- Brush the rolls with a little honey diluted with water last 1-2 mins.
- Serve with honey butter.
- Mix the water and honey.
- Mix together ingredients and serve with rolls
- Refrigerate or freeze leftovers
I hope you enjoy these Pumpkin Dinner Rolls with your family this season! I know we are!
Looking for another delicious Pumpkin Recipe to celebrate the season? Check out my Pumpkin Angel Food Cake.
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45 thoughts on “Pumpkin Dinner Rolls Recipe”
These look delicious! 🙂
Thank you Jennifer, they are 🙂
Well, I thought I had seen every pumpkin recipe there was!
Well, now you have to try the Dinner Rolls 🙂
I love anything with pumpkin in it! I just pinned this and look forward to trying it soon!
Be sure to come back and let me know how you liked them!
This looks fun and easy to make! What a nice sweet addition to a yummy turkey dinner!
I can’t wait to make these! They look terrific.
Pumpkin is definitely one of my favorite flavors. Great job on creating this recipe!!!! I bet it will have so many top ratings to the makers. Thanks!
thiose loook so great and they would be be not just for tahnks giving but the christamas and then the
OH THIS SOUNDS SO AMAZINGLY DELICIOUS THANKS FOR SHARING THIS GREATLY APPRECIATED. I’M GOING TO POST IT ON ALL MY SOCIAL MEDIA.
Thank you Pauline 🙂 I hope you enjoy them!
Yum! Pumpkin dinner rolls are perfect for Thanksgiving. And I can’t wait to try the Pumpkin Angel Food cake as well. Thank you for sharing this recipe.
These rolls look quite tasty and simple to make as well.
Perfect for thanksgiving…They look great,Hope i can make them.
I am doing the best I can to not gain weight over the holidays but after seeing this post, I think im gong to lose. lol. How can anyone resist such temptation? Not me, 😀
The pumpkin dinner rolls look yummy! These may very well become a Thanksgiving staple. Thanks for the great recipe.
I love making rolls these are festive and sound delish! I must try this!
Oh yum, I love pumpkin in anything, never thought of dinner rolls, I will have to give these a try.
These looks so delicious. Thank you for the recipe. This will be good for Thanksgiving.
my family would love these ty for sharing
This sounds yummy!
This would be great for Thansgiving!
THIS SOUNDS SO delish OMG i LOVE pumpkin anything.
I had to pin this recipe it sounded so good the family would love eating these rolls especially with the holidays coming.
These look amazing!! I love pumpkin anything. I’ll have to try these.
This looks like something I’m going to have to try for Thanksgiving.
I have never heard on Pumpkin Rolls before. I’m so excited to hear other great recipe’s using Pumpkin! I will definitely use your recipe. Thank you so much for sharing!!!
These look amazing and this holiday season I do plan on trying this recipe, and for me I have never made my own bread so this will be good for me to try 🙂 thanks
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YUM! These look delicious
Sounds delicious.. I should try these. Thank you.
Please, no more pumpkin anything! I’m up to my eyeballs in pumpkin recipes! I like it well enough, it’s just that all the blogs and grocery stores have been pushing it. Next everyone will break out the candy canes.
Yum..I have never thought of using pumpkin in my dinner rolls
Sounds delicious and nothing better than scratch yeast rolls.
Definitely making these.
These Pumpkin Dinner Rolls look so yummy! Thanks for the recipe…I can’t wait to make them 🙂
Thank you for the recipe! I think I need to make some!
These look fun to make! Perfect for Thanksgiving!
Looks yummy! What size of can of the pumpkin are you using in this recipe?
Just the smaller can – 15 oz. 🙂
Thanks for your quick reply!!!
In the oven as I write this. Smells lollipop good!
I don’t know where lollipop came from! Auto correct. Smells wonderful in my house