Cheater's Brown Butter & Sage Rolls

In 15 minutes, you can turn plain store-bought rolls into these tasty beauties.
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Cheater's Brown Butter & Sage Rolls

Recipe by Nina Elder

Start to Finish: 15 minutes

Servings: Makes 12 rolls


  • 12 store-bought soft, pull-apart dinner rolls
  • 6 tbsp. butter, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 10 to 12 fresh sage leaves, washed and patted dry


1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Remove the rolls from the package and wrap them in foil. Transfer to the oven and heat until warm, 7 to 10 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. When it stops foaming, add the sage leaves. Cook, swirling frequently, until the sage leaves are crisp and brown flecks appear in the butter, about 4 minutes. Transfer the sage leaves to a plate.

3. Transfer the rolls to a plate. Drizzle the brown butter over the rolls. Top with the sage leaves. (If the leaves are large, crumble them over the rolls.)

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