Why I Love This Recipe
I think I got this recipe from the TOH bulletin board. They are a soft and tasty cinnamon bun. And they are very close to the real thing.
Ingredients You'll Need
1/2 cup warm water
2 packages dry yeast
2 Tbsp. sugar
3 1/2 oz. pkg. vanilla pudding mix
1/2 cup margarine -- melted
1 tsp. salt
6 cups flour
CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
8 oz cream cheese
1/2 cup margarine
1 tsp. vanilla
3 cups confectioner's sugar
1 Tbsp. milk
To make frosting, mix all ingredients until smooth.
In a bowl combine water, yeast and sugar.
Stir until dissolved.
In large bowl, take pudding mix and prepare according to package directions.
Add margarine, eggs and salt.
Then add yeast mixture.
Gradually add flour; knead until smooth.
Place in a greased bowl.
Cover and let rise until doubled.
Punch down dough and let rise again.
Then roll out on floured board to 34 x 21" size. Take 1 cup soft butter and spread over surface. In bowl, mix 2 cups brown sugar and 4 tsp. cinnamon.
Sprinkle over top.
Roll up very tightly.
With knife, put a notch every 2".
Cut with thread or knife.
Place on lightly greased cookie sheet 2" apart. Take hand and lightly press down on each roll. Cover and let rise until double again.
Bake at 350 15-20 minutes.
Remove when they start to turn golden.
DON'T OVER BAKE.
Frost warm rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting
Makes about 20 very large rolls.
Let stand 5 minutes before removing from pan.