Aunt Gen's Sweet Rolls Recipe

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Aunt Gen's Sweet Rolls

Christe Harwood

By
@charwood

if Aunt Gen Enderes made her rolls with this recipe we know it's got to be good!


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Ingredients

2 pkg
dried yeast
1 c
warm water
2 stick
margarine/butter
1 c
cold water
2
eggs
1 tsp
salt
6 c
flour

POWDERED SUGAR FROSTING

2 c
powdered sugar
1 dash(es)
salt
1/2 stick
margarine/butter
1 tsp
vanilla

NEVER FAIL PECAN SYRUP FOR SWEET ROLLS

1 Tbsp
white corn syrup
1/3 c
butter/oleo
1/2 c
brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp
water
pecan halves

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Dissolve yeast in warm water.
2
Put in mixer bowl, melted butter, cold water, eggs and salt. Mix well. Add 3 c. flour. Add dissolved yeast. Keep mixing. Add 2 more cups flour. Pour out on floured board and knead in 1 more cup of flour. Let rise until doubled.
3
To make cinnamon rolls: Divide dough in half. Roll out with rolling pin to 1/2 inch thick round. Spread with melted butter. Sprinkle generously with white sugar. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Roll up dough in a long stick. Cut in 1 inch slices. Place on greased cookie sheet (jelly roll pan). Let rise until double again. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
4
When cool enough to handle, frost with powdered sugar frosting:
Mix together the powdered sugar, dash of salt, oleo and vanilla. Add hot water till right consistency to drizzle on warm rolls.
5
For pecan rolls: Mix together butter/oleo, corn syrup, brown sugar and water. Bring to slow boil, so sugar is dissolved. Pour into 8 x 8 greased pan or round layer cake pan. Cover bottom with pecan halves. Lay a layer of sweet rolls in pan. Let rise until double. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes. Tip out on plate when done.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads