Pecan Cinnamon Rolls

Christina Dicken

By
@Southerncookinggurl

I just can't go back to any canned cinnamon rolls after making these... great for brunches, for breakfast or a late night snack... mmmmm so good!!!!!

Rating:
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Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
3 Hr
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
milk
1/2 c
sugar
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 c
butter
1/2 c
water, warm (105-115 degrees)
2 pkg
active dry yeast
2 large
eggs, beaten
4-4 1/2 c
flour

FILLING

1/2 stick
butter, melted
1 c
sugar
3 Tbsp
cinnamon
1 c
chopped pecans

ICING

2 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 - 3/4 c
milk (to desired thickness)

Step-By-Step

1Bring milk just to a boil and remove from heat immediately. Mix in butter and sugar and let cool to lukewarm.
2Dissolve yeast in warm water, add milk mixture, beaten eggs and mix well to make smooth.
3Add half of the flour and mix until smooth, then add remaining flour.
4Turn out dough on floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic (about 5 minutes)
5Put dough into a large buttered bowl and cover with a towel in a warm draft free area (I find my microwave is great for this) Let rise for 1 1/2 hour
6punch dough down and separate dough into 12 even pieces.
7roll and press dough out into about 6" X 2" rectangles
8Mix all cinnamon filling ingredients together well and spread out on each piece of dough
9Roll up each piece of dough, place in buttered baking pan and press down gently.
10Cover with towel and let rise 1 hour
11Bake @ 375 until nicely browned
12mix icing ingredients together and pour or spread (depending on desired consistency) on top of warm cinnamon rolls.... eat and ENJOY!!!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #sweet, #comfort, #gooey, #warm