What’s fancier than serving dinner rolls in a skillet sprinkled with herbs and sea salt?! This skillet of dinner rolls looks absolutely stunning on the dinner table. You can make it for a casual weeknight dinner, our a formal holiday party. These fancy frozen rolls are sprinkled with fresh thyme and some flaky sea salt delivering a flavor that will blow your mind. However, you could make these with rosemary or another herb, and sprinkle with finer kosher salt. The flavors are all up to you. But the fanciness is always there. The cast iron skillet creates a nice outer crust on these rolls creating the most delicious crisp buttery texture to a soft and fluffy roll.

frozen rolls.

Yup. These are frozen rolls. You didn’t know it was so easy to make freezer rolls look fancy, did you?! There is a lot more you can do with frozen rolls than just putting them in a pan to raise and serving them! These fancy frozen rolls are raised, brushed with butter, sprinkle with thyme and sea salt, and then baked. That’s it. Such an easy but yet amazing way to transform those frozen rolls!

perfect with turkey.

Everybody knows that you must have rolls on the table for Thanksgiving. But how often do you use plain old frozen rolls? Or even buy the already baked rolls at the store? I mean bread is bread and it’s all delicious. But here’s a way to take those frozen rolls to a new level! The flavors on these rolls in a skillet are absolutely perfect to pair with your Thanksgiving turkey. It’s herby, salty, and of course, soft and fluffy. It’s your turkeys new best friend. Trust me.


How To Make Frozen Rolls Delicious

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 12 Rolls
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  • 12 Frozen Rolls
  • 4 tbsp Melted Butter
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Thyme
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt


  • Place frozen rolls in a large cast iron skillet spread evenly. Let rise according to directions on package. (Mine took 2-3 hours to raise).
  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • Brush the raised rolls with half of the melted butter. Sprinkle with fresh thyme and sea salt (or substitute wit kosher salt).
  • Bake the rolls for 13-15 minutes until golden brown.
  • Brush with the rest of the butter. Sprinkle with additional fresh thyme if desired. Serve warm.


I used the Rhodes Rolls brand - but you can use any frozen roll brand you'd like.
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