Oatmeal Pull Apart Rolls

My husband grew up in a home where bread was a staple of every meal.

Don’t get me wrong, I like bread, but I can’t do it with every meal.

However, we try to compromise and I try to make sure there’s some sort of loaf or rolls, at least for him, as part of his dinner.

When Money Saving Mom originally posted this recipe, I tried it that very night and it’s been a regular part of the cast of characters for dinner ever since.

I love these because they’re very little work, especially while I’m preparing the rest of the meal, yet they’re incredibly moist and fluffy.

The oatmeal also adds an extra boost of nutrients to fortify my guys.

Besides, nothing beats rolls fresh from your own oven. That I can get behind at any meal!

If you want an easy bread recipe to serve with dinner, then these oatmeal pull apart rolls fit the bill perfectly!

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5 from 1 vote

Oatmeal Pull Apart Rolls

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Servings: 12
Calories: 263kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 ¼ cups hot water
  • 3 Tablespoons butter cubed
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 ½ cups quick oats
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 packages instant active yeast 1 ½ Tablespoons
  • Melted butter for tops of baked rolls

Instructions

  • Combine the hot water, honey, butter, brown sugar and salt in one bowl.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine together the yeast, oats, whole wheat  flour, and about one cup of white flour.
  • Pour wet ingredients into dry, and mix for 1-2 minutes.
  • Stir in the additional white flour until the dough forms a ball.
  • Knead, by hand or in the mixer using a dough hook, for 5-7 minutes.
  • Let the dough rise for about an hour.
  • Roll into 24 balls (if dough is too sticky, flour your hands and/or add extra flour as needed) and place in a greased 9″x13″ pan. Let rise another 30-45 minutes.
  • Bake 350 degrees for 18-22 minutes, or until golden brown (cover with foil if necessary the last few minutes to prevent over-browning).
  • Brush tops of warm rolls with melted butter immediately. Serve warm with butter.

Nutrition

Calories: 263kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 321mg | Potassium: 119mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 87IU | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 3mg

 

Grilled Three Cheese Potatoes

I originally discovered these grilled three cheese potatoes in a Taste of Home list of easy grill meals.

After briefly scanning the ingredients and directions, I knew I had to try it, and it was love at first bite.

Creamy, cheesy, bacon-y…what better elements to build a mouth-watering side-dish for any meal? 

These potatoes are delicious, and equally easy to prepare and cook. We love having them any evening we grill out.

They’re great for just our family’s dinner, or I can easily double the recipe, making a second batch, to feed a larger crowd. I’ve also found that these make a great, easy side-dish for camping meals.

Even better, use this recipe as a guideline and get creative in your kitchen, or backyard.

These potatoes have plenty of potential possibilities. Try adding broccoli. We also make, and love, a sweet potato version based off of this recipe.

Whether you decide to stick to the original, or spice your potato packet up a little, you can’t go wrong with these cheese potatoes.

grilled three cheese potatoes in their tin foil grilling packet

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5 from 1 vote

Grilled Three-Cheese Potatoes

Servings: 4
Calories: 304kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 large russet potatoes scrubbed, peeled, and diced into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 3 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp chives minced
  • 1/2 tsp seasoning salt or plain salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cooked crumbled bacon, or 1/2 cup cooked, diced ham
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients.
  • Transfer contents to a double thickness of greased, heavy-duty aluminum foil (about 18 inches square).
  • Dot with butter.
  • Fold foil around potato mixture and seal tightly.
  • Grill, covered, over medium heat for 15-18 minutes on each side or until potatoes are tender.
  • Carefully (very carefully because the escaping steam can burn you) open the foil packet.
  • Sprinkle the bacon, or ham, and cheeses over the potato mixture.
  • Reseal and grill for 3-5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
  • Carefully open and let all steam escape.
  • Serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 304kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 585mg | Potassium: 731mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 479IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 241mg | Iron: 2mg

melted cheese covered grilled three cheese potatoes on a plate with chunks of ham

Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Didn’t think a classic potato salad could ever get better? This creamy Loaded Baked Potato Salad features off your favorite classic ‘loaded’ toppings, like crisp bacon, tangy cheddar, and flavorful green onions (even sour cream!), mixed right in. A hot oven staple gets a make over just in time for barbecuing season, and picnic tables all over.

Loaded Baked Potato Salad in a blue ceramic bowl with green onions and crispy bacon in the background

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