Cheesy Garlic Dinner Rolls recipes

Cheesy Garlic Dinner Rolls


Cheesy Garlic Dinner Rolls are warm, pillowy soft rolls made with sharp cheddar cheese, garlic, and chives, topped with garlic butter and salt. Once you serve these rolls, everyone will be asking for the recipe! But, the hardest part will be sharing the rolls, they are so good! And, they can be made in under a couple of hours.


  • 4 cups (500 g) all-purpose flour, divided, plus more if needed
  • 2 envelopes (about 4 ½ teaspoons) rapid-rise yeast
  • ¼ cup (50 g) granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 ½ cups (366 g) whole milk
  • 2 cups (226 g) sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (thick cut)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chives, minced


  • Toppings
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon fresh garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh chives, minced
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. To the bowl of a stand mixer with the dough hook attachment, add 3 cups of flour, dry yeast, sugar, egg, and salt. Mix to combine.
  2. Heat milk until warm (110°F-115°F).
  3. Add warm milk to the flour mixture. Knead for 2 minutes at medium speed, stopping to scrape the sides of the bowl as needed.
  4. Add another ½ cup flour. Knead at medium speed for another 2 minutes.
  5. Add remaining ½ cup flour, cheese, garlic, and chives. Knead until the dough is very soft, pulling away from the sides of the bowl. If the dough seems too wet, add more flour in ¼ cup increments until the dough has pulled away from the sides of the bowl while kneading.
  6. Cover with plastic wrap. Let rise for 45 minutes, or until doubled in size.
  7. When ready, remove the plastic wrap and punch down the dough.
  8. Spray a 9×13-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  9. Divide the dough into 12 equal-sized pieces and shape into balls. Place into the prepared baking dish.
  10. Cover the rolls with plastic wrap and let them rise for 30 minutes, or until doubled in size.
  11. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  12. Bake the rolls for 22-27 minutes, or until golden brown.
  13. In a small bowl, combine melted butter, garlic, and chives. Brush the warm rolls with the garlic butter mixture.
  14. Sprinkle the tops of the rolls with salt. Serve warm.