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Barb's Cinnamon Rolls

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“Your kitchen will smell soooo grand while these are baking. Just love the sweet dough in this recipe.”
3hrs 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set yeast/water aside until dissolved and a bit foamy.
  2. Melt shortening in hot water.
  3. Add sugar and salt.
  4. Let cool until tepid.
  5. Add beaten eggs.
  6. Add two c.
  7. flour and mix well.
  8. Add yeast mixture.
  9. Add enough flour to form a soft dough.
  10. Turn out on floured board and knead until the dough is pliable.
  11. Generously oil a large bowl and place dough in it.
  12. Turn dough in bowl until coated w/ oil.
  13. Cover w/ plastic wrap.
  14. Refrigerate until doubled (several hours).
  15. When ready to use, punch dough down.
  16. Turn out on floured board and roll out in a large rectangle.
  17. Brush with melted butter.
  18. Sprinkle evenly with cinnamon sugar.
  19. Roll dough up jelly roll style on long side.
  20. Trim ends with sharp knife.
  21. Cut ½ inch slices and placed on greased baking sheet.
  22. Let rise for ½ hour.
  23. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  24. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  25. Remove from baking sheet while still warm.

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