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prep:
30 mins
rise:
105 mins
bake:
22 mins at 350°
stand:
15 mins
Yield:
12 rolls
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Gingerbread Cinnamon Rolls

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Directions

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  • In a bowl combine yeast and 1/4 cup warm water (about 115 degrees F). Let stand 5 minutes. Stir in milk, molasses, 1/4 cup brown sugar, the egg, oil, and 1/2 tsp. salt. Stir in as much flour as you can. Turn dough out onto floured surface. Knead in enough remaining flour for moderately soft, smooth, elastic dough (5 minutes). Shape in ball. Place in greased bowl; turn once. Cover; let rise until double (1 hour). Punch down. Turn onto lightly floured surface. Cover; let rest 10 minutes.

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  • Grease a 13x9x2-inch pan. For filling, in bowl combine 1/4 cup brown sugar, granulated sugar, cinnamon, and ginger. Roll dough to 12x8-inch rectangle. Spread butter on dough. Sprinkle filling to within 1 inch along one long side. Roll up, beginning at long side of filling. Pinch to seal. Cut 12 slices. Place in pan. Cover; let rise until nearly double (45 minutes).

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  • Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Bake for 22 to 25 minutes or until golden brown and set. Let stand 5 minutes; invert onto platter. Drizzle with Glaze. To serve, top with sugared cranberries. Makes 12 rolls.

*Note:

For sugared cranberries, roll frozen cranberries in sugar.

Nutrition Facts (Gingerbread Cinnamon Rolls)

332 calories; total fat 6g; saturated fat 2g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 2g; cholesterol 26mg; sodium 136mg; potassium 251mg; carbohydrates 64g; fiber 1g; sugar 32g; protein 6g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 97IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 3mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 101mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 71mg; iron 3mg.

Glaze

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  • Combine powdered sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla. Whisk in enough milk (4 to 5 tsp.) for drizzling consistency.

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