Oatmeal Rolls

  • Yield: 12 servings

As a pastor's wife, mother of four kids and school music teacher, I have made these rolls for many pot-lucks. People always ask for the recipe. Hope you enjoy it.


1cup oats (1/2 cup each quick and old-fashioned)
3tablespoons soft margarine
2cups boiling water
2packages yeast, dissolved in 1/3 cup warm water with 1 teaspoon sugar
2/3cup brown sugar, packed
1tablespoon white sugar
1 1/2teaspoons salt
5cups all-purpose flour


  1. In a large bowl, pour the boiling water over the oats and margarine. Stir and cool to lukewarm.
  2. Add sugars, salt and dissolved yeast to oatmeal mixture. Knead in the flour, a cup at a time.
  3. Allow dough to rise in a warm place for one hour. Punch down.
  4. Form into rolls and place in greased 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Allow to rise again for 20 to 30 minutes.
  5. Bake in a 350F oven for 20 to 25 minutes, until golden brown.

Recipe by Carol A. Meyer, Lincoln, Neb.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 1
  • Calories 300
  • Fat 4g
  • Saturated Fat 0.5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 320mg
  • Potassium 95mg
  • Carbohydrate 58g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 14g
  • Protein 7g
  • Trans Fat 0.5g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 15%