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Holiday Orange Rolls

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
rising time 4 hrs
Course Bread, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 12



  • 2 T butter melted
  • 6 T sugar
  • 2 oranges zested
  • 12 frozen dinner rolls [I used Bridgeford Parkerhouse rolls]

Orange Glaze

  • 2 T butter melted
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • juice of 1 orange


  • Combine butter, sugar and zest in a small bowl and mix to combine.
  • Place the rolls in a 9 x 13 greased baking dish, spaces between them.
  • Top each roll with a spoon of zest mixture, dividing mixture evenly among the rolls, and lightly press into rolls.
  • Cover the rolls with a cooking oil sprayed piece of saran wrap and let rise for 4 hours.
  • Bake at 375 for 13-15 minutes until golden.
  • Meanwhile make glaze by whisking melted butter with sugar and orange juice. Pour glaze over hot rolls and let sit for 2-3 minutes before serving. Reheat leftovers in microwave. Makes 12 rolls.
Keyword dinner rolls, easy rolls, holiday rolls, orange rolls