Cinnamon Apple Buns

Recipe by brkfst cook
READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
YIELD: 20 rolls




  • in a small bowl combine yeast, warm water, and sugar. set aside until foamy.
  • In a large bowl: make pudding according to package directions. add butter, eggs and salt. mix well.
  • add yeast mixture, blend.
  • gradually add flour and knead until smooth. adding sprinkles of flour to control stickiness.
  • once the dough is no longer sticky and soft and silky feeling (like a baby "bottom") the dough is ready.
  • place in a very large greased bowl.
  • cover and let rise until double in bulk (about 1 hr).
  • punch down and on a lightly floured surface role out dough to a 34 inch x 21 inch rectangle.
  • spread softened butter on the dough.
  • combine the brown sugar, cinnamon, and diced apples, spread over the dough leaving about an inch away from the ends.
  • gently and tightly roll up the dough.
  • with a knife, put a notch in the dough every 2 inches. then with string or thread place under roll at marking and make a criss-cross over to cut the roll.
  • place on greased cookie sheets, 2 inches apart.
  • lightly press down rolls with your hand.
  • cover and let rise again (about 30 minutes).
  • bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes. take them out when the just begin to turn golden brown. DO NOT over bake!
  • frost hot rolls with frosting. (see recipe below).
  • frosting: 8 ounces cream cheese softened, 1/2 cup butter softened, 1 tsp vanilla, 3 cups powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon milk.
  • beat cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy, add vanilla and milk then gradually add powdered sugar. beat until smooth.