Sweet Roll Dough

READY IN: 3hrs 45mins
Boo W.
Recipe by Lavender Lynn

I have been making cinnamon rolls and dinner rolls with this recipe since I was about 13. This recipe came from the Betty Crocker Picture Cookbook in the 60's.

Top Review by Karen..

I halved this recipe to make a batch cinnamon rolls. I used butter instead of shortening because my shortening had expired. I pulled off a small amount of dough to make 6 dinner rolls and used the rest to make 12 cinnamon rolls. They came out excellent. My husband said they were the best he ever had homemade or store-bought. I used your filling from recipe #260046 and for the frosting I used 1/2 a batch of Recipe #36557. Thanks for posting!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix water and yeast in large mixing bowl.
  2. Stir until dissolved.
  3. Add milk, sugar salt, eggs, shortening and 1/2 of the flour.
  4. Mix until smooth and pour out onto floured surface. Knead while adding the additional flour. Knead until smooth and elastic( about 5 minutes).
  5. Round up in greased bowl with greased side up. Cover with damp cloth.
  6. Let rise in warm place until double (about 1&1/2 hours).
  7. Punch down; let rise again until almost double.
  8. Dough is ready to to make into cinnamon rolls or dinner rolls now.

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