Apple Cinnamon Rolls

Recipe by KCShell
READY IN: 1hr 25mins




  • To prepare apple filling:
  • In medium saucepan, combine apples, flour sugar and butter.
  • Bring to a boil over medium high heat.
  • Cook 3 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to medium low and cook 10 minutes, stirring constantly until thick.
  • Stir in cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • Cool completely.
  • While filling cools, prepare dough.
  • In a large bowl, combine 1 cup flour, sugar, undissolved yeast and salt.
  • Heat 1/2 cup water with milk and butter until very warm (120-130°F).
  • Gradually add to dry ingredients.
  • Beat 2 minutes at medium speed, scraping bowl occasionally.
  • Add eggs and 1 cup flour; beat 2 minutes at high speed, scraping bowl occasionally.
  • Stir in enough remaining flour to make a soft dough.
  • Knead dough on lightly floured surface until smooth and elastic, 8-10 minutes.
  • Cover and let rest 10 minutes.
  • Divide dough into 2 equal parts.
  • Roll each part into a 12x8 inch rectangle.
  • Spread cooled apple filling evenly over dough.
  • Beginning at long end of each rectangle, roll up dough as tightly as you would for a jelly roll.
  • Pinch seams to seal.
  • Cut each roll into 12 equal pieces.
  • Place, cut sides up, in two greased 9 inch round pans.
  • Cover and let rise in warm, draft-free place until doubled in size, about 45 minutes.
  • While dough is rising, prepare cinnamon-sugar topping.
  • Stir together sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg until well blended.
  • After dough has doubled in size, sprinkle rolls with cinnamon-sugar topping.
  • Bake in 375°F oven for 25-30 minutes or until done,.
  • Remove from pan, serve warm.