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Jackie's Christmas Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

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Nicole Boland


Refrigerator Roll Dough
1 pkg dry yeast
cup lukewarm water
1 cup boiling water
cup butter
cup sugar
2 tsp salt
1 cup cold water
2 eggs, beaten
8 cups of flour

Butterscotch Sauce
⅓ cup butter
1 Tbsp water
cup brown sugar, packed

Add to Dough Before Rolling
Sugar to sprinkle on rolls
Optional: nuts, dates, raisins

Refrigerator Dough
1) Dissolve yeast in cup lukewarm water and set aside
2) In a large bowl put butter, salt, sugar, and 1 cup boiling water
3) Add 1 cup cold water, two well beaten eggs, and yeast mixture
4) Stir in 7 or 8 cups flour.
5) Cover bowl of dough with damp towel and refrigerate at least overnight before using.
6) Dough may be kept up to one week and used a little at a time. May be used for cinnamon rolls, donuts, dinner rolls, etc.
7) After forming into desired shape, let rise for 1 hour or (until doubled) before baking.

Butterscotch Rolls
1) Preheat oven to 350
2) Make butterscotch rolls by cooking ⅓ cup butter, cup brown sugar, and 1 Tbsp water until everything is combined into a brown sauce
3) Pour sauce into a 9 x 13 baking pan.
4) Use half of dough to form cinnamon rolls by rolling inch thick in an oblong shape
5) Butter dough with soft butter and sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon. Optional: add nuts, dates, or raisins as well before rolling.
4) Roll up long edge and seal ends.
5) Slice into 1 inch thick pieces
6) Place rolls in pan with the butterscotch sauce
7) Let rise 1 hour or until double in size
8) Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes
9) Remove from oven and IMMEDIATELY invert pan so rolls fall out and sauce coats top

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Jackie Boland makes these every Christmas morning and it's the highlight of Christmas. She has passed along the recipe, note that her recipe attributed to another person"Esther Tooley's Refrigerator Rolls and Esther Tooley's Butterscotch Rolls" - but to me, these are Jackie's :)




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