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Golden Honey Sweet Rolls

 Golden Honey Sweet Rolls
I turn leftover sweet potatoes into these soft, tender sweet rolls packed with honey flavor. It's a great way to surprise the family the day after Thanksgiving.
12 ServingsPrep: 40 min. + rising Bake: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons active dry yeast
  • 1-1/4 cups warm 1% buttermilk (110° to 115°)
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup cold mashed sweet potatoes (without added milk and butter)
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon ground mace
  • 5 to 5-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • TOPPING:
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup honey, warmed
  • FILLING:
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Directions

  • In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm buttermilk. Stir in honey;
  • let stand for 5 minutes. Add the eggs, sweet potatoes, butter, brown
  • sugar, salt, mace and 3 cups flour; beat until smooth. Stir in

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Golden Honey Sweet Rolls (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • enough remaining flour to form a firm 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 let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • Pour melted butter into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Sprinkle
  • with brown sugar and pecans. Drizzle with honey; set aside.
  • Punch dough down. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; roll into a
  • 16-in. x 10-in. rectangle. Spread with softened butter; sprinkle
  • with sugar and cinnamon. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting from a
  • long side; pinch seam to seal. Cut into 12 slices. Place cut side
  • down in prepared pan. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 40
  • minutes.
  • Bake at 350° for 40-50 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately
  • invert onto a serving platter. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 536 calories, 17 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 563 mg sodium, 88 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 10 g protein.