Mom's Cinnamon Rolls

Total Time
24hrs 30mins
Prep
24 hrs
Cook
30 mins

I grew up eating these. My mom is a great cook and most of the time had something tasty going on in the kitchen. DH and kids look forward to the times when I make these. I make them the night before and let them rise in the fridge overnight. The trick is getting up before everyone else to get them in the oven... This recipe can easily be halved. Still use the 1 egg if doing so.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water. Stir in milk, sugar, oil, baking powder, salt, egg and 2-3 cups flour and nutmeg. Beat until smooth.
  2. Add enough remaining flour to make dough easy to handle and not sticky. Knead until smooth.
  3. Let rise until double. About an hour.
  4. Grease two 9x13 baking pans.
  5. Divide dough in half and roll each portion into 12x10 rectangle.
  6. Heat brown sugar, cinnamon and butter until butter melts.
  7. Remove from heat and spread over each rolled out dough piece. Sprinkle with nuts.
  8. Roll each section starting at a long side. Roll tightly. Using a piece of thread, slice each roll so there are 12 pieces.
  9. Place in greased pans and cover pans tightly with foil or plastic wrap.
  10. Refrigerate overnight - up to 48 hours.
  11. In the morning: Remove foil or plastic wrap and bake in 350 degree preheated oven for 30 minutes.
  12. Note:.
  13. May also let rise in pan 1 hour then bake - skipping refrigeration step.