10 Best Christmas Dinner Roll Recipes

Yeast Bread Dinner Rolls

Dinner rolls are a great addition to any meal, any time of the year. Whether you need a large batch of dinner rolls or a small batch of rolls, these recipes all make great dinner rolls that you can serve your friends and family for Christmas dinner and New Year's Eve.

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    Freshly baked butter rolls.
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    These rolls are great for stuffing with lunch meats, and will quickly turn into a favorite batch of holiday rolls. Made with butter, these rolls taste great when served warm or cold and can be served with butter or margarine and they can be used for stuffing with the Christmas ham.

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    Small Batch Onion Herb Rolls
    Small Batch Onion Herb Rolls. Photo © Elizabeth Yetter

    This small batch recipe makes 6 small rolls, 5 medium rolls, or 4 large rolls. Serve as a specialty bread at Christmas dinner for those who love onions and herbs.

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    Garlic Dinner Rolls in Muffin Tin with Butter
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    This recipe for yeast dinner rolls makes a dozen (12) rolls. Serving these rolls with homemade whipped butter is just terrific. These are also great rolls for stuffing with Christmas dinner meats.

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    Small Loaf of Raisin Bread with Chunk Broken Off
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    Some people think raisin bread is just for breakfast, but they aren't. These raisin rolls can be served at the Christmas dinner table and go great with a ham dinner. This recipe makes 10 rolls.

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    Buttery dinner rolls with sesame and poppy seeds
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    Not only are these rolls delicious, they look so pretty when set on the table. Serve them with creamy brown sugar butter. They go great with a turkey or ham dinner.

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    Small Batch Rosemary Rolls
    Small Batch Rosemary Rolls. Photo © Elizabeth Yetter

    This recipe for yeast rolls makes a small batch of rolls: 6 small size rolls, 5 medium size rolls, or 4 large size rolls. Serve these rolls if you are making a roast or turkey for your Christmas dinner.

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    Bow knot roll, close-up
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    When I first made these, everyone ate them as though they were pretzels. Aside from being a great snack bread, these knots are also great with a ham, roast, or turkey Christmas dinner.

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    Fresh homemade rolls
    Fresh homemade buttermilk rolls. Getty Images/Jamie Grill

    Buttermilk is often available in the grocery stores during the Christmas holiday season and these rolls are the best buttermilk rolls you will ever taste. This recipe makes 15 rolls. Serve with butter.

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  • 09 of 10
    Bread rolls with herbs and coarse salt
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    Who used up all the milk? The last thing you want to do is brave the traffic for some milk. This no-milk rolls recipe makes 15 delicious rolls for you to serve with your Christmas dinner.

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    Basket of Clover Rolls
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    These cloverleaf rolls are great to make. You can get the kids involved in forming the bread dough into marble sized balls and placing them into the muffin tins. For the Christmas holidays, you can call these rolls berry rolls, mistletoe rolls, or poinsettia rolls. This recipe makes about 40 rolls -- perfect for a large gathering.