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Nutty Cinnamon Rolls

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  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)

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: 
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6898 Calories from Fat 2453

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 277 g426.3%

Saturated Fat 107.1 g535.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 642.8 mg214.3%

Sodium 2412.7 mg100.5%

Total Carbohydrates 993 g331%

Dietary Fiber 38.3 g153.1%

Sugars 523.7 g

Protein 113 g225.9%

Vitamin A 104.5% Vitamin C 0.39%

Calcium 67.3% Iron 200.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Nutty Cinnamon Rolls Recipe