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Almond Streusel Rolls

Total Time

Prep: 40 min. + rising Bake: 35 min. + cooling

Makes

1 dozen

Try my prizewinning pastry! These rolls are so popular that they often don't even cool completely before the pan is empty. —Perlene Hoekema, Lynden, Washington
Almond Streusel Rolls Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast
  • 3/4 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 3/4 cup warm 2% milk (110° to 115°)
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 5-1/4 to 5-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • FILLING:
  • 1/2 cup almond paste
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • TOPPING:
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • ICING:
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons 2% milk

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add the milk, butter, sugar, eggs, salt and 2 cups flour. Beat until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
  2. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, 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.
  3. Punch dough down; roll out to a 15x10-in. rectangle. In a large bowl, beat filling ingredients until smooth. Spread over dough.
  4. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a short side; seal seams. Cut into 12 slices. Place cut side down in a greased 12-in. cast-iron skillet or 13x9-in. baking pan. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350°.
  5. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over rolls. Bake until golden brown, 35-40 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
  6. In a small bowl, combine confectioners' sugar, extract and enough milk to achieve drizzling consistency; drizzle over rolls.

Nutrition Facts

1 roll: 482 calories, 13g fat (6g saturated fat), 61mg cholesterol, 308mg sodium, 83g carbohydrate (37g sugars, 2g fiber), 8g protein.

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