LUCKY LIME ROLLS

 

  • Cooking Time: 12 mins
  • Servings: 8
  • Preparation Time: 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 8 Rhodes Dinner Rolls, thawed but still cold
  • zest of one lime
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • Green Frosting Dip:
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • juice from 1/2 of a lime
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • green food coloring
  • milk, if needed

Directions

  • Using one roll, cut off a small piece of dough for the stem and press the rest of the roll into a 4-inch circle.
  • Make 3 leaves by cutting the circle almost all the way through, into thirds like a pizza, leaving the pieces attached in the center.
  • Clip each leaf at the top to make a dip in the top of the leaf.
  • Combine zest and sugar in a bowl,
  • Dip the cut and clipped circle, carefully in the melted butter and then into the sugar mixture.
  • Place on a sprayed baking sheet, separating the leaves so they don't touch.
  • Roll the cut off piece into a stem and dip it in butter and sugar mixture and place under the center of the shamrock.
  • Repeat process with remaining rolls.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and let rise about 45 minutes.
  • Bake at 350°F 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Serve with green frosting dip if desired.
  • To make green frosting dip, combine all ingredients except milk and mix well.
  • Add milk to make the right consistency for dipping.

Notes

These rolls are delicious any day but, perfectly Lucky for St. Patrick's Day.

Website Credit: http://www.rhodesbread.com/recipes/view/2391

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