Cinnamon Rolls

Total Time:
1 hr 50 min
20 min
1 hr
30 min

12 to 15 servings


Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water and set aside. In a large bowl mix milk, sugar, melted butter, salt and egg. Add 2 cups of flour and mix until smooth. Add yeast mixture. Mix in remaining flour until dough is easy to handle. Knead dough on lightly floured surface for 5 to 10 minutes. Place in well-greased bowl, cover and let rise until doubled in size, usually 1 to 1 1/2 hours.

When doubled in size, punch down dough. Roll out on a floured surface into a 15 by 9-inch rectangle. Spread melted butter all over dough. Mix sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle over buttered dough. Sprinkle with walnuts, pecans, or raisins if desired. Beginning at the 15-inch side, role up dough and pinch edge together to seal. Cut into 12 to 15 slices.

Coat the bottom of baking pan with butter and sprinkle with sugar. Place cinnamon roll slices close together in the pan and let rise until dough is doubled, about 45 minutes. Bake for about 30 minutes or until nicely browned.

Meanwhile, mix butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla. Add hot water 1 tablespoon at a time until the glaze reaches desired consistency. Spread over slightly cooled rolls.

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<span>Dough was the best part!!  Dough was light, airy and great texture(I used shorting.) We didn't make the glaze(we were out of powdered sugar) and the rolls were still moist and delicious! I did add a pinch of all spice, clove and extra tablespoon of cinnamon, as my family loves a strong cinnamon flavor. The butter/cinnamon mix did run out a bit when rolling, just used that as a caramilizing layer on the bottom of the pan like a sticky roll!  Used water to help seal the rolled log, no problems!  Waited a bit for the butter to cool and the mixture stayed put without any worries when cut. </span><div>Stored in an airtight container and 12 hours later the rolls are still soft with a great texture!  </div> item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were not the best cinnamon rolls I've ever made. I was very disappointed. They lacked flavor, and 30 minutes of baking time was much too long. Won't be making again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I really don't understand the negative reviews. Previous recipes I have tried were truly lacking. I have made these rolls for several years and I think the problem some have when they say the rolls are dry is they are adding too much flour. The dough WILL be sticky so resist the desire to add more flour. My family LOVES these rolls and this is my "go to" recipe!!!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
They were very Good you need to use some com sense. We loved them item not reviewed by moderator and published
Amazing recipe!! Not difficult to make, and the taste and texture is perfect! I have a big family and this recipe yields the perfect amount of cinnamon rolls. I've made them 5 or 6 times and they come out perfect every time. Everyone loves them.. Simply delicious! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These cinnamon . Rolls are out of this world as many recipes of Paula deans. To me this lady is down to earth an cares for many,many people. You can feel it in your heart when she speaks. I really miss her wonderful broadcasts on t.v. Please come back we love you and yours PAULA!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Bad recipe. Preheat oven, but then let rise twice? Took so long and was so heavy. Halved the butter and sugar and still too much. item not reviewed by moderator and published
They are HEAVY rolls, I wish they were lighter! :) Taste good though. item not reviewed by moderator and published
it was good.i put some regular beaty crockers vanilla frosting on and said there needs to be more flavor to it so added carmel and that was just right item not reviewed by moderator and published
Great! My wife said it was good from the outside to the inside. Sprinkling cinnamon sugar on the butter around the pan gave the outer edge a delicious crunch. Way better than bakery fare. item not reviewed by moderator and published

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