Christmas Morning Sweet Rolls
Total TimePrep: 45 min. + chilling Bake: 20 min.
- 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
- 1 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 4 to 4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup canola oil
- 1 large egg, room temperature
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 3 tablespoons butter, softened
- 2-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
- 5 tablespoons butter, softened
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 to 3 tablespoons eggnog
- In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. In a large bowl, combine sugar, salt, 1 cup flour, oil, egg and the yeast mixture; beat on medium speed until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough (dough will be sticky).
- Do not knead. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease the top. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
- For filling, in a small bowl, mix sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Punch down dough; turn onto a lightly floured surface. Roll into a 18x8-in. rectangle. Spread with butter to within 1/2 in. of edges; sprinkle with sugar mixture. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a long side; pinch seam to seal. Cut into 12 slices.
- Place in a greased 13x9-in. baking pan, cut side down. Cover with a kitchen towel; let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 45 minutes.
- Preheat oven to 350°. Bake until golden brown, 20-25 minutes. Place on a wire rack to cool slightly. Beat confectioners’ sugar, butter, cinnamon, vanilla and enough eggnog to reach desired consistency; spread over warm rolls.
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Nutrition Facts1 roll: 424 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 267mg sodium, 72g carbohydrate (39g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.
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Nov 29, 2018
wonderful!!!!! I only used 3 cups of flour .. then added a T. spoon of water, but depending on the flour as to how much. I says it is "stickie" and with the 3 cups it was. With this much iceing was to much you could easiely use the 2 C. sugar instead of the 21/2C, and I added more nutmeg to the eggnog!! and it was a HIT!! So it is a 5 star from my house whole!!!