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Elaine's Sweet Rolls Recipe

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This recipe for Elaine's Sweet Rolls, by , is from The Bolme Family Cookbook 2006, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Elaine and Orval
Added: Monday, November 14, 2005


1 pkg. active dry yeast
c. warm water
c. warm milk
1/3 c. shortening or butter, softened.
1 tsp. salt
1 egg
3 to 4 c. flour

Orange Topping:

1 c. powdered sugar
2 T. margarine
2 tsp. orange peel
1 T. + 1 tsp. orange juice

Creamy Glaze:

c. powdered sugar
2-3 tsp. hot water
1 T. margarine
tsp. vanilla

Dissolve yeast in warm water in large mixing bowl. Stir in milk, sugar, shortening, salt, egg and 2 cups flour. Beat until smooth. Mix in enough remaining flour to make dough easy to handle.
Knead about 5 min. Leave in bowl to raise- about 1 hours. Shape, let rise, and bake and 350 for about 15-20 min., depending on the size you make them.

For Cinnamon Twists: roll into rectangles. Put cinnamon-sugar mix on half, fold other half over. Cut into strips, twist, and bake.




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