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Nutty Cinnamon Rolls

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Ingredients
  Active dry yeast 1⁄2 Ounce (2 Packages, 1/4 Ounce Each)
  Warm water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (110° To 115° F)
  Warm milk 1 Cup (16 tbs) (110° To 115° F)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)
For filling:
  Chopped walnuts/Chopped black walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
For frosting:
  Butter/Margarine 6 Tablespoon, softened
  Cream cheese 3 Ounce, softened (1 Package)
  Confectioners sugar 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped walnuts/Chopped black walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

In a mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in water.
Beat in the milk, butter, sugar, egg and salt until smooth.
Gradually add flour.
Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes.
Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top.
Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
For filling, combine walnuts, sugar and cinnamon; set aside.
Punch dough down.
Turn onto a lightly floured surface.
Roll into an 18-in x 12-in rectangle; brush with butter.
Sprinkle nut mixture to within 1/2 in of edges.
Roll up, jelly-roll style, starting with a long side.
Cut into 12 rolls.
Place rolls, cut side up, in a greased 13-in x 9-in x 2-in baking pan.
Cover and let rise until doubled, about 45 minutes.
Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
Cool slightly.
For frosting, beat butter and cream cheese until smooth.
Add confectioners' sugar, milk and vanilla; mix well.
Stir in walnuts.
Frost rolls.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Nut
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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