ring a lings

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By Pat Duran
from Las Vegas, NV

These are perfect for breakfast or brunch. This recipe is by a 1955 Pillsbury Bake Off Contest winner,Bertha Jorgensen- her recipe and Pillsbury's Photo!

★★★★★ 1
serves makes 22 rolls
prep time 40 Min
cook time 1 Hr 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For ring a lings

  • DOUGH:
  • 4 to 4 1/2 c
    pillsbury best all purpose flour
  • 1/3 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 2 tsp
    grated orange peel
  • 2 pkg
    active dry yeast
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 1/3 c
    margarine or butter
  • 2 lg
    eggs
  • FILLING:
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/3 c
    margarine or butter, softened
  • 1 c
    filberts, pecans or walnuts ,ground
  • GLAZE
  • 3 Tbsp
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4 c
    orange juice
  • 1/4 tsp
    orange extract

How To Make ring a lings

  • 1
    Dough: Combine 2 cups of the flour, sugar, salt,orange peel and yeast; mix well. Set aside. In small saucepan, heat milk and butter until very warm. Add warm liquid and eggs to flour mixture; blend at low speed until moistened. Beat 3 minutes at medium speed.
  • 2
    By hand, stir in remaining 2 to 2 1/2 cups flour to form a stiff dough. Place dough in greased bowl; cover loosely with plastic wrap and cloth towel. Let rise in a warm place away from draft, until light and doubled in size, 35 to 50 minutes.
  • 3
    Filling: In small bowl. blend butter and sugar until smooth. Stir in nuts; set aside. --- Glaze: In second small bowl, blend glaze ingredients, cover and set aside.
  • 4
    Making Ring a Lings: Grease 2 large cookie sheets. Stir down dough to remove all air bubbles. On floured surface, roll dough to 22x12-inch rectangle. Spread filling mixture lengthwise over half of dough. Fold dough over filling. Cut crosswise into 1-inch strips; twist each strip 4 to 5 times.
  • 5
    To shape rolls: Hold folded end of strip down on greased cookie sheet to form center; coil strip around center. Tuck loose end under. Repeat with remaining twisted strips. Cover; let rise in warm place, until light and doubled in size about 30-45 minutes.
  • 6
    Heat oven to 375^. Uncover rolls. Bake 9-12 minutes or until light golden brown. Brush tops of rolls with glaze. Bake for 3-5 minutes until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets; cool on wire racks. Serve warm. These freeze well.
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