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November 2021 Baking Challenge

Recipe By Tessa Arias
November 1st, 2021

Announcing the official recipe pick for the November Baking Challenge! All of the details and rules for how to participate in the challenge for a chance to win one of the PRIZES are detailed below.

Last month for the October Baking Challenge we made my Best Ever Pie Crust!

Thanks so much to everyone who joined in. It was so fun seeing how everyone used their pie dough – we saw galettes, quiches, hand pies, chicken pot pies, and even homemade Pop Tarts!

Once winners are randomly drawn and then personally confirmed, they’ll be announced on the blog and on social media, as always. Each winner has 48 hours to respond before we re-pick a winner, so it sometimes can take a few days to announce.

Without further ado, I am super excited to share NOVEMBER’S Baking Challenge recipe pick.

This month we’ll be baking one of my Thanksgiving must-haves…

Ultimate Dinner Rolls

From one of our readers who has tried this recipe: “I have been afraid to attempt baking bread after so many epic fails, but I forged on with this recipe as you said it was foolproof even for beginners. You did not disappoint. I made this recipe and the rolls came out perfect. I am (dough) hooked!” -Kari

This simple recipe for homemade ultimate dinner rolls makes beautifully golden brown rolls with a soft and fluffy texture! I’ve laid out ALL my bread baking tips for you in the recipe page + on the challenge landing page.

soft and fluffy yeast rolls with flakes of salt

Here’s how to participate in this challenge:

(Read completely!)

Step 1: Make these Ultimate Dinner Rolls.

Step 2: Take a photo of your dinner rolls and share before November 30th at 11:59pm MST.

Here’s how to share your photo:

Click here to access the challenge landing page. This is where you can get all the latest details, enter the challenge, and see other entries.

Click the button that says “SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY” – this will pop up a little widget where you can submit your photo:

  • You can select your entry photo from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, OR upload directly from your computer, tablet, or smart phone.

There’s also a few optional bonus entries to increase your chances of winning!


Two $75 digital gift cards! Available to anyone in the world who can shop with Amazon. I will order the cards in your currency for the USD equivalent of $75.

The winners will be selected randomly; so don’t worry about taking a perfect picture. Your photos may be put on display to share with my entire audience – that’s hundreds of thousands of people! I will email the winners. Winner must reply within 2 business days or a new winner will be chosen. Official rules are listed in the entry widget.

Giving Back

Here at Handle the Heat, we believe in spreading joy in all the ways we can, and making the world a better place one day at a time.

For each valid entry, Handle the Heat will donate $1 to the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund.

So what do you think? Are you up for the challenge? I can’t wait to see your bread rolls!

Tessa Arias

About Tessa...

I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I'm a professionally trained chef, cookbook author, and cookie queen. I love to write about all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. I live in Phoenix, Arizona (hence the blog name!)

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