Texas Roadhouse Rolls and their irresistible Cinnamon Honey Butter, this homemade recipe is an absolute game-changer. If you’re craving these iconic rolls, no need to wait for your next restaurant visit—bring the warm, buttery goodness to your home kitchen. If you are looking for more bread recipes, make sure to try out our simple homemade rustic bread.

A basket of Texas Roadhouse Rolls with a blue kitchen towel.

How to Make Texas Roadhouse Rolls

These TX roadhouse rolls really stand out for their incredible mix of buttery goodness and soft fluffiness. Every bite brings back the warmth of a Texas Roadhouse visit, right at your table. I crafted these rolls with care, drawing from my own memories of devouring them at the restaurant. Creating the perfect Homemade Texas Roadhouse Rolls requires a handful of essential ingredients, each playing a vital role in achieving that signature taste and texture. Here’s a closer look at the key players:

Specialty Ingredients

Bread Flour

Bread flour is the hero of the recipe, resulting in that chewy texture we love.

Unsalted Butter

Unsalted butter is preferred, allowing you to control the salt content.

Active Dry Yeast

The magical ingredient responsible for the rolls’ rise. No substitutions needed, but ensure it’s fresh for optimal results.

Granulated Sugar

Sugar adds sweetness and aids in activating the yeast.

A Texas Roadhouse Roll from the side with a bite taken out. Cinnamon Honey Butter is slathered over the top.

What to Serve with Texas Roadhouse Rolls

These rolls are incredibly versatile, making them an excellent sidekick to various dishes. Here are some delightful pairings to consider:

  1. Savory Soups and Stews: The pillowy softness of Texas Roadhouse Rolls is an ideal companion to hearty soups and stews. Try them with Creamy Bean and Kielbasa Soup.
  2. Holiday Feasts: Make your holiday gatherings memorable by including Texas Roadhouse Rolls on your festive table. They pair beautifully with Maple Glazed Ham!
  3. Family Pasta Night: Bring a touch of indulgence to your family pasta night. The rolls soak up the delicious pasta sauces, like our Baked Ziti.

The beauty of Texas Roadhouse Rolls lies in their versatility. Whether you’re serving a casual weeknight dinner or hosting a special occasion, these rolls add a touch of homemade warmth to any meal. Experiment with different pairings and discover your own favorite combinations!


How to Store

Store any leftover rolls in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days, or in the refrigerator for up to 7 days. Room temperature storage is recommended to prevent drying.

How to Freeze

To freeze rolls, allow them to come to room temperature, wrap each individually in plastic wrap, and store in an airtight, freezer-safe container. Properly stored, these rolls can last up to two months in the freezer. Thaw completely before serving.

A basket of Texas Roadhouse Rolls with a blue kitchen towel.

Copycat Texas Roadhouse Rolls

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Rise Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 5 minutes
If you're craving the iconic Texas Roadhouse Rolls and their irresistible Cinnamon Honey Butter, this homemade recipe is a game-changer. No need to wait for your next restaurant visit—bring the warm, buttery goodness to your home kitche



  • 1 tablespoon warm water about 105-115°F
  • 6 tablespoons granulated sugar, divided
  • 1 packet active dry yeast (2 ¼ teaspoons)
  • 1 cup warm whole milk about 105-115°F
  • 7 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, divided
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 3 ½ cups bread flour

Cinnamon Honey Butter:

  • cup unsalted butter softened
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch kosher salt



  • In the bowl of a stand mixer with a dough hook attachment, combine water, 1 teaspoon sugar, and yeast. Allow it to sit for about 5 minutes until sugar and yeast dissolve.
  • Add remaining sugar, warm milk, 6 tablespoons melted butter, and salt. Mix until combined.
  • Add the egg and mix to combine.
  • Incorporate the flour into the yeast mixture, mixing for about 3 minutes at medium-high speed. Scrape the dough into the center of the bowl.
  • Knead the dough on low speed for 3-4 minutes, or until it forms a smooth and elastic ball. The dough is ready when it no longer sticks to the sides of the bowl.
  • Place the dough in a large bowl that is lightly sprayed with cooking spray, cover, and let the dough rise in a warm place for 1-2 hours or until doubled in size.
  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly spray a 9×13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Gently punch down the risen dough, divide it into 12 equal pieces, and shape each into a smooth ball. Place in the prepared baking dish.
  • Cover the rolls and let them rise for about 30 minutes, or until doubled.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Brush with the remaining tablespoon of melted butter.

Cinnamon Honey Butter:

  • In a medium bowl, combine softened butter, confectioners' sugar, honey, vanilla, cinnamon, and salt
  • Serve the Cinnamon Honey Butter with the warm rolls.

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