Maxine’s Corn Meal Yeast Rolls

Maxine’s Corn Meal Yeast Rolls

These are the best Corn Meal Rolls ever! They have a delicious melt in your mouth taste. Whenever Maxine brought her rolls to parties, she would never take any back home with her. Everyone Loved them!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Course Biscuits, Breads & Rolls, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 18 rolls
Calories 209 kcal


  • 1/3 Cup Cornmeal
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 2 tsp. Salt
  • 1/2 Cup Shortening
  • 2 Cups Milk
  • 1 pkg. dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 2 Beaten eggs
  • 4 Cups Flour
  • Melted Butter
  • Cornmeal


  • Cook until thick the cornmeal, sugar salt, shortening and milk (in saucepan). Cool to lukewarm. Add yeast which has been dissolved in lukewarm water, then eggs. Beat thoroughly. Add flour to form soft dough. Knead well on lightly floured surface. Place in bowl, cover, let rise, punch down. Roll out to 1″ thickness, cut with 2 1/2″ biscuit cutter. Brush with melted butter, dust with cornmeal. Place on greased cookie sheet, cover and let rise. Bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes Yields 18 rolls.


Recipe by Homestead Treasures


Calories: 209kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 5gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 22mgSodium: 57mgPotassium: 95mgFiber: 1gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 71IUVitamin C: 0.02mgCalcium: 42mgIron: 1mg
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