quick and easy orange rolls

Quick and Easy Orange Rolls

Course Bread
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes



  • 12 frozen Rhodes dinner rolls thawed
  • grated rind of one orange
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 1/2 C melted butter

Citrus Glaze:

  • 1 C powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp melted butter
  • 2 Tbsp orange juice



  • Mix together powdered sugar, 1 Tbsp melted butter and orange juice and stir until smooth
  • Add in 2-3 drops Wild Orange Essential Oil or to desired taste (optional but oh so good!)
  • Thaw dough in the refrigerator over night or 2-3 hours prior to use
  • Cover with plastic wrap while thawing
  • Grate orange rind and mix with sugar
  • Roll thawed roll in 1/2 C melted butter and then in sugar and rind mixture
  • Place on greased cookie sheet or 9 x 13 pan
  • Cover with plastic wrap and allow rolls to double in size - approximately 1 hour
  • Remove plastic wrap and bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes
  • Let cool 5 minutes and frost with citrus glaze while warm.