Caramelized Onion Rolls

Prep 30 m
Cook 25 m
Rise 105 m
Bake 18 - 20 m



  1. 1 of 9 In skillet, heat butter. Add onion; cook over medium heat 5 minutes. Reduce heat to low. Sprinkle with 2 teaspoons sugar; cook 20 minutes, until onions are very soft and lightly browned. Remove from heat.
  2. 2 of 9 In bowl, combine 1 teaspoon sugar, the water and yeast. Let stand 5 minutes, until foamy, to dissolve yeast.
  3. 3 of 9 In medium-size bowl, mix 2 cups flour, salt and remaining sugar.
  4. 4 of 9 Stir buttermilk, butter, onion and flour mixture into yeast mixture. Stir in 1-1/4 cups flour. Knead until smooth and elastic, 5 minutes, adding flour as needed to prevent sticking.
  5. 5 of 9 Place dough in large greased bowl; turn dough to coat. Cover with clean kitchen towel; let rise in warm place until doubled in volume, 1 hour.
  6. 6 of 9 Punch down dough. Let rest 5 minutes. Coat 2 large baking sheets with cooking spray. Divide dough into 6 equal pieces. Roll 1 piece into 20-inch long rope. Cut rope into 4 equal pieces. Roll each piece into 8-inch-long rope. Tie each into knot. Transfer knots to baking sheet. Repeat process for a total of 24 rolls.
  7. 7 of 9 Cover with clean kitchen towels. Let rolls rise in warm place 45 minutes or until doubled in volume.
  8. 8 of 9 Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Uncover pans. Brush risen rolls with egg white.
  9. 9 of 9 Bake in 375 degrees F oven 8 minutes. Rotate pans. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, until rolls are lightly browned. Transfer rolls to wire rack; let cool slightly. If baking ahead, warm before serving.
Nutrition Information for Caramelized Onion Rolls
Servings Per Recipe:
Per Serving: 110 kcal cal., 149 mg sodium, 1 g fiber, 2 g sat. fat, 3 g Fat, total, 8 mg chol., 3 g pro., 18 g carb.