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Cinnamon Rolls

Sweet, dough:

2

packages yeast, (5 teaspoons)

3/4

cup

warm water

3/4

cup

sugar

1/2

cup

shortening, melted

1/4

cup

butter, melted

3

eggs

1 1/4

cups

milk

6

to 7 cups high gluten flour

1

teaspoon

salt

Filling:

6

tablespoons

butter, melted

1/2

cup

sugar

1/4

cup

brown sugar

3

teaspoons

cinnamon

Glaze:

3/4

cup

powdered sugar

1

teaspoon

vanilla

Milk,, to desired consistency

1

In a bowl dissolve yeast in water. In another bowl combine sugar and eggs. Add

2

the melted shortening, butter and milk. Add yeasted water and stir to combine.

3

In a large bowl stir flour and salt together. Add flour a cup at a time to yeast

4

mixture and mix until thoroughly incorporated. Knead mixture until semi-smooth.

5

Transfer dough to a buttered bowl, cover and place in a warm spot to rise for

6

one hour.

7

Roll out dough in a rectangle (approximately 24 inches by 10 inches) and to a

8

thickness of 1/4 - 1/2-inch. Brush dough with melted butter. In a bowl combine

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sugar, brown sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle mixture over melted butter, covering

10

all the dough. Along long side of rectangle roll dough up, like a rug. Trim ends

11

and slice roll into 16 1 1/2-inch rounds. Dip both sides of rounds in

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cinnamon-sugar mixture and arrange on greased sheet pan or in 2 buttered large

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cast-iron frying pans, cover and let rise for 30 to 40 minutes. In a bowl whisk

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together powdered sugar, vanilla and milk, cover and set aside.

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Bake at 400 degrees F for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden. Cool for 5 minutes

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and drizzle with glaze, if desired.

Servings: 16

Yield: 16-18 Rolls

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1/16 of a recipe (2.7 ounces).

Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients. 5 of the recipe's ingredients were not linked. These ingredients are not included in the recipe nutrition data.

Amount Per Serving

Calories

224.21

Calories From Fat (59%)

133.11

% Daily Value

Total Fat 14.97g

23%

Saturated Fat 7.69g

38%

Cholesterol 59.06mg

20%

Sodium 170.75mg

7%

Potassium 61.21mg

2%

Total Carbohydrates 21.04g

7%

Fiber 0.6g

2%

Sugar 20.09g

 

Protein 2.41g

5%