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Orange Rolls Recipe

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Michele Wadsworth


1 cup scalded milk
1/2 cup shortening
1/3 cup sugar
1 tsp salt

1 pkg/Tbsp yeast
1/4 cup warm water
2 well beaten eggs
1/4 cup water
2 tbsp grated orange rind
5 cups flour
Orange icing:

2 Tbsp orange juice
1 tsp grated orange peel
1 cup powdered sugar

Mix first four ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Cool until lukewarm. Soften yeast in warm water. Mix eggs and water. Combine all ingredients except flour and mix. Add flour and mix to soft dough; cover and let stand for 10 minutes. Knead 5 - 10 minutes. When dough is satin smooth and pliable, place in greased bowl. Cover with damp cloth and let rise in warm place until double in bulk, about 2 hours.

Punch down and let stand 15 minutes. Rollout 1/2" thick and cut into strips. 5" x 3/4" wide. Roll each
strip lightly under finger; fold into knot. Arrange bows on baking sheet and tuck under ends. Cover; let rise until double in bulk. Bake about 12 minutes in preheated 400 degree oven. Cool and brush on
icing. Makes 2 to 2 1/2 dozen.




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