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    Glazed Orange Rolls

    Glazed Orange Rolls. Photo by Pneuma

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    2 hrs 40 mins

    40 mins

    2 hrs

    HokiesMom's Note:

    There is a really nice story behind this recipe. When I was 10 and in Girl Scouts we had a potluck and my mom brought these rolls. She had found the recipe in a newspaper clip-out. All the recipes/items brought were turned into a GS Cookbook for our region. When we received our cookbook - low and behold we were missing a few pages and of course this recipe was on those pages. It has taken me 30 years to find this recipe (well I did not search all 30 but it did take over a year of hard searching to find it). A man (no name ever given) from a community recipe group I belong shared this recipe after I posted again of my search. My mom is thrilled as it is the recipe she remembers and now I will have more than just the memory of these yummy rolls but also of the history that goes along with it. I probably would have forgotten that potluck dinner with the other Girl Scouts if it were not for this lost recipe that now has been found. I hope you too enjoy them and make special memories with your family and friends when you serve them.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 24

    Yield:

    dozen

    Units: US | Metric

    ORANGE ROLLS

    ORANGE BUTTER GLAZE

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Dissolve yeast in warm water in a large bowl; let stand 5 minutes.
    2. 2
      Add 1 cup flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, salt, egg, melted butter, grated orange rind, and orange juice; beat at medium speed until blended.
    3. 3
      Gradually stir in enough remaining flour to make a soft dough.
    4. 4
      Turn dough out onto a well-floured surface, and knead until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes.
    5. 5
      Place in a well-greased bowl, turning to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place 1 hour or until doubled in bulk.
    6. 6
      Punch dough down; turn out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead lightly 4 or 5 times.
    7. 7
      Roll dough to 1/4 inch thickness; cut with a 2 1/2 inch biscuit cutter. Cover with a towel, and let stand 10 minutes.
    8. 8
      Combine chopped orange and 1 tablespoon sugar; let stand 5 minutes. Drain and pat dry between paper towels; set aside.
    9. 9
      Make a crease across each circle, and place an orange piece in center. Fold over; gently press edges to seal.
    10. 10
      Place rolls in a lightly greased baking pan. Cover and let rise in a warm place 30 minutes.
    11. 11
      Bake at 425 degrees for 15 minutes.
    12. 12
      Spread with glaze.
    13. 13
      FOR GLAZE: Cream butter and orange rind at medium speed; add powdered sugar alternately with juices, beating until blended. Yield: 1/3 cup.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 04, 2009

      55

      These were divine! I served them as a side dish to Jo Mama's World Famous Spaghetti. There were only four of us eating, and we polished off the entire batch! Delicious!

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    • on January 08, 2009

      55

      The story pulled me in, I have to admit. After all, what kind of troop leader would I be if I didn't make this adorable Girl Scout recipe? I sectioned the oranges, then peeled them. This made it easier to get the membrane off. Instead of throwing out the sugared orange juice that is drained, I used it for the juice called for in the glaze. It made it a bit sweeter, but still very good and fresh tasting. I also had a problem with them peeking out a bit, but that is user error on my part. I've never been very good working with dough. The first rise didn't produce very skyhigh results, but my kitchen is a little cold. I let them rise a bit longer on the second rise and they did just fine. The flavor is very good in the bread and the glaze. I chopped up the zest a little too, just so I didn't have long stringy pieces. All around great recipe and story. This recipe has been added to my Girl Scout cookbook too. Made and Reviewed for 123 Hit Wonders Tag - Thanks! :)

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    • on April 05, 2008

      55

      Your story got me at hello. Indeed, they are delectable desserts that even the dough itself has an orange taste and gives a nice color to it. Even DH said, "mmmm soo good, you should make more." I got a bit confused with the orange being sectioned and chopped though, if each section has to be individually peeled. Next time I should also make sure to seal them properly since some peeked out a bit. But even with that, they still look appetizing, bringing it a bit of style. Thanks,HokiesLady!

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    Nutritional Facts for Glazed Orange Rolls

    Serving Size: 1 (43 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 24

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 103.2
     
    Calories from Fat 16
    15%
    Total Fat 1.8 g
    2%
    Saturated Fat 1.0 g
    5%
    Cholesterol 12.6 mg
    4%
    Sodium 159.1 mg
    6%
    Total Carbohydrate 19.6 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
    2%
    Sugars 7.3 g
    29%
    Protein 2.0 g
    4%

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