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Garlic Knot Rolls, Best Easy Rolls


Garlic Knot Rolls

These gorgeous garlic knots will entice your guests long before they see them with their signature garlic scent.  The shape of the knots fit  a nautical-themed party to perfection. 

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Total Time: 3 hours

Servings:  12-24 




3 1/2 cups flour

1 1/2 cups warm water 

1 T. yeast

1 T. sugar

2 t. kosher salt

Garlic Butter Topping:

1/2 cup butter

8 cloves of garlic


2 T. chopped parsley

Stir water and yeast together and allow to proof (about 5 minutes).  Add sugar, salt and 3 cups flour.  Add additional flour, a bit at a time, until a soft dough is formed.  Knead dough for 5 min.  

Let dough rise until doubled, approximately 1 hour.  Divide dough into fourths.  Roll out one section of the dough at a time into a rectangle that is about 1/2 inch thick.  Cut dough with a pizza cutter into 1 inch strips.  Tie dough strips into knots by crossing the ends and tucking on end through the other, much like the first step of tying a shoe.  If desired, tuck the ends of the knots into the center of the knot (one on top of the roll and one on the bottom).  Place knots on a cookie sheet and brush lightly with olive oil.  Allow knots to rise again for 1 hour.  

Bake knots at 400 degrees F, for about 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. 

When the garlic knots are baking, melt butter in a saucepan.  Add garlic and cook for a few minutes, until garlic is fragrant.  Add parsley to butter mixture.  Using tongs, dip rolls into butter mixture and turn to coat. Serve warm.  

Add a side that compliments your menu:

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