Colleen's Buns & Cinnamon Rolls

Colleen's Buns & Cinnamon Rolls

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tammy barnett


Mom's buns & doughnuts went as fast as they came out of the oven.


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  • 2 pkg
    active dry yeast
  • 1/2 c
    very warm water
  • 1 tsp

  • 2
  • 2/3 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 c
    milk, heated
  • 2/3 c
    shortening added in with heated milk
  • 5 3/4 c

How to Make Colleen's Buns & Cinnamon Rolls


  1. In mixing bowl, beat eggs slightly.
  2. Add in sugar, salt and the heated milk/shortening mixture.
  3. Add the flour and mix well. Knead dough well using an additional 2/3 cup flour. Use no more than 6 2/3 cups flour between dough and kneading.
  4. Let rise in warm room until doubled in size.
  5. FOR BUNS:
    Shape into buns, placing on greased cookie sheets. Let rise again to double in size. Bake 350 degrees until light brown. Rotating pans in oven from top & middle racks half way through baking time.
    Pat raised dough with hand to form oblong shape. Spread butter on dough and top with sugar and cinnamon. Roll up dough and slice into 2" peices, placing on greased 10x14 cake pan. Frost while warm if desired.

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About Colleen's Buns & Cinnamon Rolls

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads

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