Video: Onion Rolls Recipe

These onion rolls are great for burgers, subs and sandwiches. The onion adds the perfect amount of flavor to a light and airy bread that is even delicious by its self. Easy to make, and everyone will love them.

Video Tutorial below!


Yield: 8 large rolls, or 10 medium rolls, or 12 dinner sized rolls


  • 5 cups flour (I use high gluten)
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg + 2 tablespoons water for egg wash
  • Cooking spray



  1. In a large mixing bowl, add water.
  2. Sprinkle yeast over water, then salt, then olive oil.
  3. Stir.
  4. Add flour a cup at a time, working it in completely before adding more.
  5. When dough is formed enough to handle, turn it out of your bowl onto a clean, dry work surface, and continue kneading remainder of flour into it.
  6. Knead for 10 minutes.
  7. Spray a clean mixing bowl with cooking spray, and place ball of dough into it.
  8. Spray top of dough with cooking spray, cover bowl and let rise in warm place 1 hour or until dough is doubled in size.
  9. Return dough to work surface and punch down.
  10. Let rest 15 minutes.
  11. Cut 8-10 equal sized pieces of dough.
  12. Shape each piece of dough into a roll shape, placing the seam side down.
  13. Place on greased sheet pan about 3-4 inches apart.
  14. Brush surfaces of rolls with egg wash.
  15. Sprinkle with dried onions.
  16. Let rise in warm place again until doubled in size.
  17. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  18. Brush with eggwash again and add more onions to even them out on the tops.
  19. Bake 12-15 minutes or until rolls are browned and hollow when tapped.
  20. Cool on rack.

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