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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

One Hour Cinnamon Rolls

My boys and I love to bake for the neighbors and family.  My youngest son is only 8 years old, but he hates to make cookies.  He would rather spend his time in the kitchen making rolls.  Last year, he perfected the Pecan Rolls So Easy A 7 Year Old Can Make Them. This summer he made the pecan rolls along with these yummy 1 Hour Cinnamon Rolls for the fair and got a Grand Champion ribbon on a basket with the 2 of them.

I found the recipe in the Oklahoma Wheat Commission cookbook. It is full of great recipes just like the one from Kansas that I love. I love it so much that I am giving away copies of the Oklahoma Wheat Commission cookbook.  Leave a comment with you favorite food gift item that you like to give or receive and I will have the boys pick 5 winners.

Making goodies for friends and family is so much fun and I like these rolls because they can have them for Christmas morning breakfast. In the past we have made Christmas Snickerdoodles, 2 Cheese Braided Wheat Bread, Easy 5 Minute Microwave FudgePecan Praline Crunch, 30 Minute Oatmeal Pecan Squares, Hello Dolly Bars, Cherry Cheese Pie, Pecan Pie Cheesecake, Cinnamon Roll Muffins, Cream Cheese Christmas Snickerdoodles and Nut Free No Bake Cookies




One Hour Cinnamon Rolls
-2013 Best of Wheat Cookbook from the Oklahoma Wheat Commission
Mix and let set for 10 minutes:
                3 ½ cups warm water
                ¾ cup sugar
                ½ cup vegetable oil
                6 tablespoons yeast
Then add:
                1 tablespoon salt
                3 eggs
                10 ½ cups flour
Mix together for 10 minutes, then let sit covered for 10 minutes.  Oil counter top and turn out dough.  Divide in half.  Roll one half into a rectangle (about 15 inches by 20 inches). 
Spread with:
                ¼ cups melted butter
Sprinkle with a mixture of:
                1 cup sugar
                1 tablespoon cinnamon
Roll tight starting on the long side.  Cut into 12-16 rolls depending on what size you want.  Place on greased cookie sheet or 2-9x13 inch pans.  Repeat with other half of dough.  Let rise 20-30 minutes until to desired size.  Bake 12-15 minutes until golden brown. 
Let cool before frosting with:
2 tablespoons butter
                2 dashes salt
                2 teaspoons vanilla
                6 cups powdered sugar
                Milk or apple juice to achieve desired consistency.

What is your favorite recipe to give to friends and family over the holidays? Comment to win!