Spiced Sweet Potato Rolls w/ Honey Rum Butter (updated)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! As you prepare your menu for Thanksgiving and Christmas add these delicious Spiced Sweet Potato Rolls w/ Honey Rum Butter to your list. Below are the ingredients and directions. Happy Holidays to you and your family enjoy.


  • 3 ½ – 4 cups flour                                                       

  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, soft 

  • 1 tablespoon sugar   

  • 2 tablespoons honey 

  • 1 packet quick yeast                           

  • 2 tablespoons rum 

  • 1 teaspoon salt 

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon 

  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg 

  • ¼ teaspoon ginger 

  • ½ cup milk 

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 

  • 2 eggs, divided 

  • 2 teaspoons water

  • 1 cup sweet potato puree 

Whisk 1 cup flour, sugar, yeast, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger in a large bowl 

Heat milk and butter in microwave 30-40 seconds until warm, not hot 

Pour into dry ingredients along with 1 egg and sweet potato puree 

Add in 2 cups flour and mix until combined 

Use hands when stirring with utensil becomes too difficult 

Knead in bowl and add flour if needed until dough doesn’t stick to a clean, dry finger 

Cover the bowl and rest for 10 minutes 

Flour surface and turn dough out into center 

Shape to square, cut into four smaller squares then repeat on each square for a total of 16 rolls 

Shape each roll by tucking the dough

Place in greased 13×9 pan and preheat oven to 375 degrees 

Cover pan and rest for 30 minutes 

Whisk remaining egg with 2 teaspoons of water and brush each roll 

Bake 20-25 minutes 

Mix butter ingredients and brush onto baked rolls 

Serve and enjoy! 

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