Magic Balloon Buns

Magic Balloon Buns Recipe

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Kathie Carr

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This is a Betty Crocker recipe from the 1950's. These are different, fun and delicious. Kids love them! The marshmallow melts and leaves a balloon of sweet dough. Um, um, GOOD!

Don't let the long list of ingredients put you off. It is really a simple yeast bread recipe.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
18
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
2 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

1 pkg
dry yeast
1/4 c
warm water
3/4 c
lukewarm milk
1/4 c
sugar
1 tsp
salt
1
egg, beaten
1/4 c
butter, melted and cooled to lukewarm
3 1/2 c
flour (you may need 1/4-1/2 cup more)
1 c
sugar
1 tsp
cinnamon
18
marshmallows
1/2 c
butter, melted and cooled

How to Make Magic Balloon Buns

Step-by-Step

  • 1Dissolve yeast in warm water, stir in warm milk, 1/4 cup sugar, salt, egg, 1/4 cup melted butter, and 1 ¾ cups of the flour (Reserve remaining flour for next step). Beat until smooth.
  • 2Add enough of remaining flour to make a dough that is easy to handle. Knead for about 5 minutes using more flour as needed to make a pliable dough. Place in a greased bowl, cover, let rise in a warm place until double, about 1 ½ hours.
  • 3Punch down and divide dough in 2 equal pieces. Roll out to ¼ inch think and cut into 3 ½ inch circles. Wrap each circle around a marshmallow and tightly seal at bottom.
  • 4Mix cinnamon and 1 cup sugar. Dip bun in melted 1/2 cup butter and then roll in cinnamon sugar. Place in greased muffin cups and let rise about 20 minutes. Bake at 375 for 25-30 minutes. Serve warm.

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About Magic Balloon Buns

Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #marshmallow, #Rolls, #buns