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“Cinnamon rolls that are so good you won't want to share them with anyone! Made from a biscut style dough and made with heavy whipping cream to make a softer dough. Sooooooooo good!”
12 Cinnamon Rolls

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350� F.
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt into large mixing bowl.
  3. Using a pastry cutter or pastry blender, cut in butter to flour mixture. Continue to cut butter until mixture is almost as fine as corn meal.
  4. Add the heavy whipping cream in small doses stirring with a fork after every dose. The dough should not be sticky but should not be dry a crumbly either.
  5. Roll dough into long rectangular shape.
  6. Brush melted butter onto the side of the dough facing upward. Be sure to cover all of the showing dough.
  7. In a medium bowl mix brown sugar, white sugar, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg.
  8. Sprinkle buttered dough evenly with sugar mixture.
  9. Roll dough up from the long side. Pinch the dough along the edge.
  10. Cut into 1 to 1 ½ inch pieces, depending on how big you like your cinnamon rolls, and place cut side up on a greased cake pan or cookie sheet.
  11. Bake for 15-20 min or until lightly browned and when toothpick or then knife is inserted it comes out clean.
  12. Brush remaining butter on cinnamon rolls.
  13. * For a delicious icing place powdered sugar in a medium bowl and add milk in small increments stirring each time. Continue to add milk until mixture is a moderately thick liquid, not runny.
  14. *Add about 2 teaspoons of lemon juice to the mixture. Add more if desired and stir,.
  15. * Using a large spoon, drizzle icing onto cinnamon rolls. For less sticky eating, wait until icing has hardened a little before eating.
  16. ENJOY!
  17. ***For those that like nuts, add pecans to cinnamon rolls in step 8. It gives the cinnamon rolls a great flavor.

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