ONE HOUR CINNAMON ROLLS
This recipe will yield 24 regular size rolls or around 12 HUGE rolls. I like mine huge, lol! Cut recipe in half for l...ess.
~3 1/2 cups of warm water
~1/2 cup of oil (vegetable is fine)
~6 tablespoons of quick rise yeast
~1 tablespoon of salt
~10 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour (yes, that's right, lol)
~1 cup of sugar
~1 Tablespoon of cinnamon
~1/2 cup of butter
~2 dashes of salt
~2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
~6 cups of powdered sugar
~milk (as needed)
**An additional 1/2 cup of butter is needed (separated in half for each half of dough) for spreading on dough with cinnamon sugar.
**Make a double batch of frosting if you like a lot of it.
1.) Mix first 4 ingredients together (water, sugar, oil, yeast) and let sit for 15 minutes.
2.) Then add the salt, eggs and flour. Mix together for 10 minutes, then let sit for 10 minutes.
3.) Oil counter or cutting board and dump out dough. Divide dough in half.
4.) Roll out one half into rectangle. Spread with 1/4 cup melted butter and then half of cinnamon sugar mixture.
5.) Roll up tight, but not too tight.
6.) Divide into 12 rolls and place on greased cookie sheet. Let rise on cookie sheet for 10 minutes. Cut dough in half, cut halves in half, etc.
7.) Repeat with other half of dough.
8.) Bake for 12-15 minutes at 400 degrees.