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Amish Cinnamon Rolls

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“This came from an Amish cookbook I've had since 1990. Their breads are fabulous and their cinnamon rolls are out of this world. Sorry there is no icing recipe included here. They either forgot to submit or it's just their secret !”
28 rolls

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Scald mild and pour it over the sugar, salt and shortening.
  2. Dissolve yeast in lukewarm water.
  3. When milk has cooled to lukewarm, add yeast and eggs, beating well.
  4. Add flour gradually, beating well.
  5. Place dough in a greased bowl, cover and let rise until doubled (2 hours).
  6. Divide dough into 2 portions.
  7. Roll out to 1/4" thick.
  8. Spread with melted butter, cinnamon and brown sugar.
  9. Roll like jelly roll and cut 1" slices.
  10. Place in a greased pan with cut side down.
  11. Flatten with palm of hand and let rise again.
  12. Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes.
  13. Top with your favorite icing.

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