Ring a Lings

Recipe by KitchenKelly
READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
YIELD: 22 rolls




  • In a large bowl, combine 2 cups of the flour, 1/3 cup sugar, salt, orange peel and yeast, mix well.
  • In small saucepan, heat milk and 1/3 cup butter until very warm.
  • Add warm liquid and eggs to flour mixture.
  • Blend at low speed until moistened; beat 3 minutes at medium speed.
  • By hand, stir in remaining 2 to 2 1/2 cups of flour for form a stiff dough.
  • Place dough in a greased bowl, cover loosely with plastic wrap and cloth towel.
  • Let rise in a warm place until light and doubled in size (about 30-50 minutes).
  • In small bowl, blend powdered sugar and 1/3 cup margarine to smooth.
  • Stir in pecans, set aside.
  • Grease 2 large cookie sheets.
  • Stir down dough to remove all air bubbles.
  • On a floured surface, roll dough to 22x12 inch rectangle.
  • Spread filling mixture lenghtwise over half the dough.
  • Fold dough over filling.
  • Cut crosswise into 1 inch strips, twist each strip 4 to 5 times.
  • To shape rolls, hold folded end of strip down on greased cookie sheet to form center and coil strip around it.
  • Tuck loose end under.
  • Repeat with remaining twisted strips.
  • Cover, let rise in warm place until light and doubled in size, 30-45 minutes.
  • Heat oven to 375.
  • Uncover dough
  • Bake 9-12 minutes or until light and golden brown.
  • Brush tops of rolls with glaze.
  • Bake an additional 3-5 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Immediately remove from cookie sheets and cool on wire rack, serve warm.