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Parmesan Garlic Rolls

If you're looking for a delicious garlic roll recipe, you can't go wrong with these cheesy garlic dinner rolls. These rolls are soft, fluffy, and full of savory garlic and cheesy goodness. They're perfect for serving with soups, stews, or as a side dish to your favorite meals. 

Plus, they're so easy to make, with the help of your bread maker, you'll want to whip up a batch every week!

The Best Cheesy Garlic Rolls

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Cheesy garlic rolls in a pan after baking.

Using a bread machine to make dinner rolls makes perfect sense because it simplifies the entire process of bread making. The bread machine's dough cycle takes all of the manual labor out of mixing, kneading, and rising, allowing you to enjoy fresh, homemade dinner rolls without all the effort. 

With a bread machine, all you have to do is add the ingredients, press a button, and let the machine do the work. This makes it easy for anyone to make delicious dinner rolls without having to spend hours in the kitchen. You'll love that a bread machine ensures consistent results every time, so you can be confident that your dinner rolls will turn out perfectly every time you use the machine. 

Why You'll Love These Garlic Rolls with Parmesan Cheese

These rolls take garlic bread to the next level with a generous amount of grated Parmesan cheese and a soft, pillowy texture. 

Pulling apart a garlic rolls to see the inside.

They're also incredibly versatile and can be served with a wide variety of dishes. Whether you're making spaghetti or lasagna, or just need a quick snack, these rolls are the perfect accompaniment.

The Ingredients You'll Need

Each ingredient plays an important role in the recipe. 

The egg helps to add richness and moisture to the dough. while 

The extra virgin olive oil adds flavor and helps to keep the rolls tender. 

Granulated sugar adds a little sweetness and helps to feed the yeast.

Bread flour is used because it has a higher protein content than all-purpose flour, which helps to create a stronger, more elastic dough. 

Finally, bread machine yeast is used because it's specifically formulated for use in bread machines and helps to ensure a perfect rise every time.

Basic Bread Machine Steps

To make these rolls, you'll need a bread machine with a dough cycle. Here's how to make the dough:

Add each of the ingredients to the bread machine in the order listed in the recipe.

Select the dough cycle and press start.

Once the dough cycle is complete, remove the dough from the bread machine and place it on a floured surface.

Divide the dough into nine equal pieces and roll each piece into a ball.

Add the topping and place the dough balls in a greased baking dish, cover them, and let them rise in a warm place for about 30 minutes. to an hour, until double in size.

While the dough is rising, preheat your oven to 325°F.

Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until golden brown.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you freeze garlic rolls? 

Yes, you can freeze these rolls. Once baked and cooled, wrap them tightly in plastic wrap and then in foil or a plastic freezer bag. They can be stored in the freezer for up to 3 months. To reheat, simply unwrap the rolls and bake in a 350°F oven for 10-15 minutes, or until heated through.

Are garlic rolls healthy? 

While these rolls are undoubtedly delicious, they're not exactly health food. They're made with white flour, which is not as nutritious as whole wheat flour, and they contain cheese, which is high in fat. That being said, they're a tasty treat that can be enjoyed in moderation.

Can I make these cheesy garlic rolls from scratch? 

If you don't have a bread machine, you can make these rolls by hand. Simply mix the ingredients together in a bowl, knead the dough by hand for about 10 minutes, let it rise, and then follow the same baking instructions as above.

Cheesy Garlic Rolls Recipe

bread machine, Bread Maker, dinner rolls
Yield: 9 rolls
Author: Donna Urso
Cheesy Garlic Rolls in a Bread Machine

Cheesy Garlic Rolls in a Bread Machine

Dinner rolls with a cheesy garlic topping made in your bread machine.
Prep time: 10 MinCook time: 40 MinInactive time: 2 H & 30 MTotal time: 3 H & 20 M


For the Rolls
For the Topping


  1. Place the egg in a measuring cup and add enough warm water to make one cup total. Add to your bread machine.
  2. Add the remaining roll ingredients to the bread machine.
  3. Select the dough cycle.
  4. Place the dough on a lightly floured surface and divide into 9 equal pieces.
  5. Roll into shape.
  6. Melt the butter. In a separate bowl, combine the garlic and Parmesan cheese.
  7. Dip each roll into the butter and then into the garlic and cheese mixture. Place the rolls into an 8-inch baking pan.
  8. Cover and let rise until double in size, about one hour.
  9. Preheat your oven to 325 degrees F.
  10. Bake the rolls for 35-40 minutes, until browned and done.

Nutrition Facts



Fat (grams)

9.34 g

Sat. Fat (grams)

3.7 g

Carbs (grams)

43.7 g

Fiber (grams)

1.34 g

Net carbs

42.36 g

Sugar (grams)

7.57 g

Protein (grams)

7.94 g

Sodium (milligrams)

362.65 mg

Cholesterol (grams)

33.92 mg

Nutritional information is approximate.


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