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Best Rolls for Thanksgiving


Rolls can make or break Thanksgiving dinner. I selected these rolls just for Thanksgiving because they are not complicated to make, they  taste delicious, and they look beautiful.

1. Buttery Pan Rolls

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A favorite dinner roll, this recipe for buttery pan rolls makes a dozen rolls that can be served with butter or stuffed with turkey or ham.

2. Basil Cheddar Rolls

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Make this Thanksgiving a herbal culinary delight. Basil cheddar rolls taste delicious when served with whipped butter and can be stuffed with ham or turkey for a hot sandwich.

3. Raisin Rolls

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Instead of raisin bread, serve these easy to grab raisin rolls with your Thanksgiving ham dinner. The sweetness of the raisins compliments the salty ham perfectly.

4. Spiral Dinner Rolls

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For a large gathering, make these beautiful spiral dinner rolls. Shaping the rolls is fun and easy enough for the kids to lend a hand.

5. French Rolls

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Looking for a chewy roll to serve at Thanksgiving dinner? These dozen delicious rolls are perfect for passing around the family table.

6. Buttermilk Rolls

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Made with dry buttermilk, these delicious rolls always taste great with ham and turkey. This recipe can also be doubled to make a larger batch of rolls.

7. Cloverleaf Rolls

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Want to serve something fancy for Thanksgiving? These rolls look stunning, but are very easy to prepare. This recipe makes about 40 rolls - perfect for a large family gathering!

8. Easy Refrigerator Rolls

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These rolls are great for Thanksgiving because you can prepare the dough up to a week ahead of time and then bake them as needed. The recipe makes a total of 3 dozen rolls - a dozen or two for Thanksgiving dinner and the rest for leftover turkey sandwiches.

9. Potato Semmels

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You will fall in love with these rolls. Prepare and bake these unique rolls the day before Thanksgiving. Serve with butter and apple butter at Thanksgiving dinner.

10. Yeast Hard Rolls

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A constant favorite, these hard rolls are chewy. The rolls are great for sandwich making and are great for serving beside your Thanksgiving turkey or ham.

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