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Orange Butter Rolls Recipe

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This recipe for Orange Butter Rolls, by , is from Falcon Park Ward Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Susan Turek
Added: Sunday, October 29, 2006


1 pkg. (1 T.) yeast
1/4 c. warm water
1/4 c. sugar
1 tsp. salt
2 eggs
1/2 c. sour cream
1/2 c. butter
2 3/4 - 3 c. flour

1 c. coconut and/or chopped pecans
2 T. grated orange rind
3/4 c. sugar

Soften yeast in water in mixing bowl. Stir in 1/4 c. sugar, salt, eggs, sour cream and 6 T. butter. Gradually add flour to form stiff dough, beating well after each addition of flour. Cover and let rise till dough doubles in size (about 2 hours). Combine 3/4 c. sugar, coconut (or pecans) and orange rind. Knead dough on floured surface about 15 times. Roll out half of dough to a 12 circle. Brush with 1 T. melted butter. Sprinkle with half of coconut (or nuts) mixture and cut into 12 wedges. Roll up from wide edge to point. Repeat. Place rolls, point down in three rows in a greased 9"x13" pan. Cover, let rise till double, about 1 hour. Bake at 350 for 25 - 30 minutes. Leave in pan and glaze while hot. Sprinkle with 1/4 c. coconut (or nuts).

Orange Glaze:
In saucepan combine: 3/4 c. sugar, 1/2 c. sour cream, 2 T. orange juice, and 1/4 c. butter. Bring to a boil and let boil for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.




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