Cool Rise Cinnamon Rolls

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Cinnamon Roll Ingredients
2 packages yeast 1/4 cup soft margarine or butter
2/3 cup warm water 2 tablespoons shortening
1 cup warm milk 2 eggs
2 and 1/2 cup sugar 6 cups flour
1 and 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 tablespoon cinnamon
Powdered Sugar Icing Ingredients
2 to 4 tablespoons softened butter - whipped until creamy 1 teaspoon vanilla - whipped into butter
1 to 3 cups powdered sugar - slowly added until desired consistency ---

In large mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water.  Add warm milk, 1/2 cup sugar, salt, margarine, shortening, eggs and 3 cups flour.  Mix at low speed until smooth, then at medium speed for about 2 minutes.  Stir in 2 or 3 of the remaining cups of flour.  Turn out on floured board and knead until smooth and elastic.  Cover with plastic wrap and let rest for 20 minutes.

Roll out into a 12 by 20 inch rectangle.  Brush dough with soft margarine or butter.  Mix 2 cups sugar and the cinnamon, then sprinkle the mixture on the dough.  Roll up like a jelly roll,then cut into 1 inch slices.  Place into large 9x13 greased baking pan and cover with plastic wrap.  Refrigerate overnight (or at least 2 hours).  When ready to bake, remove from the refrigerator and let sit at room temperature for 20-30 minutes.  Bake for 20-30 minutes at 350 degrees.  Glaze with the powdered sugar icing.  Makes about 20 rolls.

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Last updated 03/28/2020 -- R Cordia