Old Fashion Cinnamon Rolls

Recipe by CindiJ
READY IN: 45mins




  • Combine milk, shortening, 1/4 cup dark brown sugar and salt in medium suacepan; heat until shortening melts, stirring occasionally.
  • Cool mixture to 110º.
  • Dissolve yeast in 1/2 cup warm water in large mixing bowl; let stand 5 minutes.
  • Stir in milk mixture, eggs, 1 cup flour, and oats mixing well.
  • Gradually stir in enough remaining flour to make a soft dough.
  • Turn dough out on floured surface and kneed until smooth and elastic (8-10 minutes).
  • Place in well greased bowl, turning to coat.
  • Cover w/plastic wrap and let rise in a warm place (free from drafts) 1 hour or until doubled in bulk.
  • Punch dough down; cover and let rest 10 minutes.
  • Place golden raisins in 1/4 cup water and simmer on stove for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, leaving raisins in liquid.
  • Divide dough in half and roll each half to a 12 inch square.
  • Spread each square with 1 tablespoon butter.
  • Drain raisins.
  • Combine 1 cup dark brown sugar, 1/3 cup butter, raisins, pecans and cinnamon; spread evenly over dough.
  • Roll up each square of dough (jellyroll fashion) pinching seams to seal (do NOT seal ends).
  • Cut into 1 inch slices, place slices in two greased 8 inch square baking pans.
  • Cover and let rise in warm place free from drafts approximately 45 minutes or until doubled in bulk.
  • Bake at 375º for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Combine powdered sugar and water, drizzle glaze over warm rolls.