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Pumpkin Rolls

Pumpkin Rolls

Elevate the traditional dinner roll this fall for a festive new look at this delicious, seasonal treat. Turn frozen dinner roll dough into an adorable pumpkin shape that is more than just a tasty side dish, it will add a bit of whimsy to your holiday table too!

Total Time
3 hours
Pumpkin Rolls

Ingredients for 12 Servings

  • 1 package
    Frozen dinner roll dough
  • 36, 5-inch strands
    Kitchen twine
  • 1 1/2 cup
    Unsalted butter, softened (divided)
  • 1 tbsp
    Ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp
    Granulated sugar
  • Fresh thyme (optional)
  • Fresh rosemary (optional)

Total Time

  • Preparation Time
    20 mins
  • Cooking Time
    10-15 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 375F degrees and thaw your frozen dinner roll dough according to package directions.
  2. Prepare your kitchen twine. Cut 5-inch strands, you will need 3 for every roll you have.
  3. Once the dough has risen, lay the kitchen twine down in a criss cross pattern and place a roll in the center. Tie the kitchen twine around the roll evenly and tie at the top. Make sure you leave room for the dough to rise further. Cut excess twine.
  4. Melt 1/2 cup of the unsalted butter and brush over the top of the roll.
  5. Bake rolls according to package directions.
  6. While the rolls bake, mix together the remaining butter, cinnamon, and sugar until smooth. Set aside.
  7. After baking, let the rolls cool slightly before cutting the twine. Garnish with fresh thyme and rosemary and serve warm.
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