How Long Do Dinner Rolls Last?


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5-7 days
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3 months


Shelf Life Tips

  • How long do dinner rolls last? The precise answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions - keep dinner rolls or rolls in a cool, dry area.
  • To maximize the shelf life of dinner rolls, keep in original packaging and store at room temperature.
  • How long do dinner rolls last at room temperature? Properly stored, dinner rolls will last for about 5 to 7 days at normal room temperature.
  • In extremely warm, humid temperatures, dinner rolls should be frozen for longer-term storage.
  • How long do dinner rolls last in the fridge? Dinner rolls should ideally not be refrigerated, as they will dry out and become stale faster than storage at room temperature.
  • Can you freeze dinner rolls? Yes, to freeze: Place the buns in a heavy-duty freezer bag or wrap the buns tightly with aluminum foil or plastic freezer wrap and freeze.
  • How long do dinner rolls last in the freezer? Properly stored, they will maintain best quality for about 3 months, but will remain safe beyond that time.
  • The freezer time shown is for best quality only - dinner rolls that have been kept constantly frozen at 0°F will keep safe indefinitely.
  • How to tell if dinner rolls are bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the rolls or buns: discard any rolls or buns that have an off smell or appearance; if mold appears, discard the entire package.

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