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Scandinavian Cinnamon Rolls

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Ingredients
  Active dry yeast 1⁄4 Ounce (1 package)
  Warm water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (110� to 115�)
  All purpose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Warm milk 1 Cup (16 tbs) (110� to 115�)
  Egg yolks 3 , lightly beaten
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  Confectioners' sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
Directions

In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in water; set aside.
In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar and salt; cut in the butter until crumbly.
Add yeast mixture, milk and egg yolks; stir to form a soft dough.
Cover and refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
Divide dough in half; roll each half into a 12-in.x 10-in.rectangle.
Spread with butter.
Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle half over each piece.
Roll up, jelly-roll style, starting at the long end.
Cut each roll into 12 slices.
Place in greased muffin cups.
Cover and let rise until doubled, about 1 hour.
Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
For glaze, cream sugar and butter in a mixing bowl.
Add vanilla and milk; beat until smooth.
Remove rolls to a wire rack; spread with glaze.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Cinnamon

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