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Slow Cooker Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls

Slow Cooker Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls
Perfect for your next family dinner, these whole wheat dinner rolls are going to free up your oven, because they’re made in a slow cooker! Everyone will love these delicious hearty whole wheat dinner rolls with a wonderful flavorful, and you’ll love how easy they are to make.
Yield 12 rolls
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Ingredients

Dough

  • 1 cup milk (warmed to 95°F)
  • 1 (0.25oz) package (7g) or 2 1/4 teaspoons Red Star Active Dry Yeast
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon table salt
  • 2 2/3 cups stone ground whole wheat pastry flour

Topping

  • 1 tablespoon melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

Instructions

  • Start by warming the milk in a microwave-safe cup. Add yeast to the milk, stir once or twice and then let sit for 5-10 minutes until it is foamy.
  • Pour yeast mixture into a large mixing bowl and add in the honey, sugar, melted butter and salt. Stir with a wooden spoon until combined.
  • Add whole wheat pastry flour. Stir until the dough comes together. It will be a slightly wet and sticky dough.
  • Divide dough into 12 equal-sized pieces. Form them into balls.
  • Line a slow cooker (that is large enough to hold 12 rolls in one layer) with parchment paper and spray lightly with cooking spray.
  • Place the dough balls in the slow cooker, on top of parchment paper. Put a big piece of paper towel under the lid (important step, you don’t want the condensation dripping onto your dough) and cover the slow cooker.
  • Turn on high and cook for 90 minutes. Check for doneness – the middle ones should be cooked through on the bottom and the outside ones should be slightly browned.
  • Lift the parchment paper out of the slow cooker and transfer to a baking sheet. Bake rolls under the broiler in your oven (or oven at 500°F) for 2 minutes.
  • Brush with butter and sprinkle with garlic salt and sea salt. Serve warm.

Notes

Recipe by Sweet Phi.

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Review & Comments

JUDY LEWIS | Reply

These sound awesome

amy Seidenschmidt | Reply

Can you use regular wheat flour?

Red Star Yeast | Reply

Hi Amy,
Yes, just keep an eye on your dough as you may need to adjust the amount of flour needed, and kneading/rise times may vary.

Happy baking!
Carol

Kathryn M Triplett | Reply

can I use regular whole wheat flour instead of whole wheat pastry flour.

Red Star Yeast | Reply

Hi Kathryn,
Yes, just keep an eye on your dough as you may need to adjust the amount of flour needed, and kneading/rise times may vary.

Happy baking!
Carol

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