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Cranberry Honey Butter Dinner Rolls

These light and fluffy Cranberry Dinner Rolls are perfect for placing down beside your turkey this year, and they make the best leftover turkey sandwiches!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
proofing time 2 hours
Servings 12
Author foodnessgracious


  • 1 ½ cups warm water
  • 1 envelope quick rise dry yeast
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup softened butter
  • 4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 ½ cups dried cranberries


  • In a large bowl combine the warm water and yeast. Mix until the yeast has dissolved.
  • Add the honey and beaten egg and mix well.
  • Transfer the mixture to the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a dough hook.
  • Add the butter, flour and cranberries and mix with a dough hook attachment for about 8-10 minutes.
  • Transfer the dough to a clean bowl greased with a thin film of olive oil.

Let the dough rise until doubled in size.

  • Punch the dough down and divide into 12 even sized pieces.
  • Roll each piece of dough into a ball and place onto your prepared sheet pan lined with parchment paper.
  • Cover the rolls with a clean towel and let rise for anoth 30-45 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Bale int oven for about 20-25 minutes or until golden brown on the bottom of the rolls.