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Cinnamon Mincemeat Buns

 Cinnamon Mincemeat Buns
My grandmother gave me this recipe a long time ago. Whenever I make these old-fashioned spiced rolls, I get rave reviews from family and friends.
16 ServingsPrep: 40 min. + rising Bake: 25 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
  • 1 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 egg
  • 3-1/2 to 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (9 ounces) condensed mincemeat
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened apple cider or juice
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • GLAZE:
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider or juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • Dissolve yeast in warm water. Beat in sugar, salt, oil, egg and 1 cup
  • flour until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft
  • dough. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic,
  • about 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease
  • top. Cover and refrigerate 4 hours.
  • Crumble mincemeat into a small saucepan; add cider. Bring to a boil;

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Cinnamon Mincemeat Buns (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • cook and stir for 1 minute. Remove from the heat. Cool completely.
  • Combine brown sugar and cinnamon; set aside.
  • Punch dough down. Turn onto a floured surface. Roll into a 16-in. x
  • 12-in. rectangle. Spread filling to within 1/2 in. of edges;
  • sprinkle with brown sugar mixture. Dot with butter.
  • Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a long side; pinch seam to
  • seal. Cut into 16 rolls. Place cut side up in two greased 9-in.
  • round baking pans. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Combine
  • glaze ingredients; drizzle over warm rolls. Yield: 16 rolls.
Nutritional Facts: 1 bun equals 253 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 324 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.