Steakhouse Yeast Rolls recipe
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5 from 14 votes

Steakhouse Rolls

Steakhouse Rolls are the easiest yeast rolls I have ever made. No special skills required. They come out so tender with very little work!
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Steakhouse Rolls
Servings: 9
Calories: 422kcal
Author: Brandie @ The Country Cook


  • 1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening (Crisco)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 packets fast acting yeast
  • 5 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick), melted (plus more for brushing baked rolls with)
  • 1 1/2 cups very warm water


  • Place sugar, salt, 2 cups of flour, and yeast in a large mixing bowl.
  • Cut in shortening with a long tined fork.
  • Add eggs, beating lightly with fork before stirring them in.
  • Add remaining flour, melted butter, and water.
  • Stir together well.
  • Mixture will look like a big old lumpy blob.
  • Cover with a dish towel and let sit in a warm place for twenty minutes.
  • After twenty minutes, turn out onto a floured surface.
  • Sprinkle flour over the top and knead three or four times.
  • Pat out into a square that is about 3/4 inch thick.
  • Cut into squares with a pizza cutter.
  • Place in greased 9×13 pan and cover with towel.
  • Let rise another twenty minutes.
  • Once again, like the first rising, I pop it back in the oven to rise.
  • Take the pan out of the oven after it has risen and then preheat the oven to 350F degrees.
  • Bake at 350 for about 25 minutes, or until tops are golden. Brush rolls with melted butter.



To help with rising, I will heat my oven to 175F degrees. Once it reaches that temperature, I turn it off and then put the covered bowl (oven proof, of course) into the oven to let it rise.


Calories: 422kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 416mg | Potassium: 87mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 90IU | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 3.4mg