Squash Cloverleaf Rolls

Sweet, hearty winter squash plays a starring role in these tasty, tender dinner rolls.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 0 min
  • Servings 2

1
cup milk
1/2
cup sugar
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
teaspoon salt
1
package regular or quick active dry yeast
1/4
cup warm water (105°F to 115°F)
1
cup mashed cooked winter squash (1 medium) or 1 cup canned squash
4 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour

  • 1 Heat milk, sugar, butter and salt in 1-quart saucepan until butter is melted; cool to lukewarm. Dissolve yeast in warm water in large bowl. Stir in milk mixture, squash and 2 cups of the flour. Beat with spoon until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour to make dough easy to handle.
  • 2 Turn dough onto lightly floured surface. Knead about 5 minutes or until smooth and elastic. Place in greased bowl; turn greased side up. Cover and let rise in warm place about 1 1/2 hours or until double (Dough is ready if indentation remains when touched.)
  • 3 Grease 24 regular-size muffin cups. Punch down dough. Shape into 1-inch balls. Place 3 balls in each muffin cup. Cover and let rise in warm place 30 to 45 minutes or until double.
  • 4 Heat oven to 400°F. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Expert Tips

For best results, only use a stick spread containing more than 65% vegetable oil.

Add 1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme or sage leaves with the flour to give these subtly sweet rolls a heavenly herb flavor.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Roll
Calories
115
(
Calories from Fat
10 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 g
1 %
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
115 mg
115 %;
Total Carbohydrate
24 g
24 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
3 g
3 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.