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Overnight Dinner Pull-Apart Rolls


1 cup milk

¼ cup sugar

1½ teaspoons salt

¼ cup butter,
plus more to grease pan

½ cup warm water

2¼ teaspoons (1 packet) instant yeast

1 egg, whisked

5 cups all-purpose flour


  1. Scald milk. Stir in sugar and salt to dissolve. Add butter and allow to melt. Let cool.
  2. As milk cools, combine warm water with yeast and bloom for 5 minutes.
  3. Combine cooled milk mixture with bloomed yeast and whisked egg in bowl of standing mixer fitted with dough hook attachment. Mix on medium-low, adding flour in 1 cup at a time, until soft and sticky dough forms.
  4. Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface and knead for 3 minutes.
  5. Grease a large bowl and turn dough into bowl. Cover with plastic or damp towel. Place in warm spot to rest until doubled in size, about 1 hour.
  6. Butter a 9x13-inch casserole dish.
  7. Transfer dough to floured work surface and pinch off 2-inch balls. Place balls 1-inch apart in buttered casserole dish. Cover with plastic and refrigerate overnight.
  8. Remove from fridge and place in warm spot until doubled in size, about 2 hours.
  9. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  10. Cook for 10-12 minutes, until tops are golden brown.
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