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Scandinavian Cinnamon Rolls

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  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

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.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5097 Calories from Fat 1831

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 208 g320.2%

Saturated Fat 125.5 g627.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1064.7 mg354.9%

Sodium 2104.9 mg87.7%

Total Carbohydrates 738 g246.1%

Dietary Fiber 20.3 g81.2%

Sugars 340.2 g

Protein 72 g144.1%

Vitamin A 131.3% Vitamin C 0.67%

Calcium 58.6% Iron 147.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Scandinavian Cinnamon Rolls Recipe