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Orange-Glazed Bunny Rolls

 Orange-Glazed Bunny Rolls
Orange marmalade gives the frosting on these tender yeast rolls a pleasant citrus flavor. Shape the rolls any way you like for any special occasion. —Gerri Brown, Canfield, Ohio
12 ServingsPrep: 45 min. + rising Bake: 15 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 1 cup warm 2% milk (110° to 115°)
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 5 to 5-1/2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • GLAZE:
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon orange marmalade
  • 1/2 teaspoon butter, softened

Directions

  • In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add the milk,
  • shortening, eggs, sugar, orange juice, orange peel, salt and 3 cups
  • flour; beat 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 let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.

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Orange-Glazed Bunny Rolls (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Punch dough down; turn on a lightly floured surface. Divide into 13
  • pieces. Shape 12 pieces into 12-in. ropes. Fold each in half; twist
  • top half of the open end twice to form ears. Place 2 in. apart on
  • greased baking sheets. Shape remaining dough into 12 balls. Place
  • one on the loop end of each roll to form a tail; press into dough.
  • Cover and let rise until doubled, about 30 minutes.
  • Bake at 375° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on
  • wire racks. In a small bowl, combine the glaze ingredients. Spread
  • over rolls. Yield: 1 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 399 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 222 mg sodium, 69 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 8 g protein.