Breakfast Favorite

Takes some time, but well worth the wait!

Cinnamon Rolls

Tools Needed:
Mixing bowls
Rolling pin (Fat Daddio's RPP)
Sheet pan (Fat Daddio's SP)
Spatula (Fat Daddio's SPAT)


1 (1/4 ounce) package dry yeast
1 cup warm milk
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup margarine
1 tsp salt
2 eggs
4 cups flour
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 1/2 TBSP cinnamon
1/3 cup margarine, softened
8 tablespoons margarine
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup cream cheese
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/8 tsp salt
  1. For the rolls: dissolve the yeast in the warm milk in a large bowl.
  2. Add sugar, margarine salt, eggs, and flour, mix well.
  3. Knead the dough into a large ball, using your hands dusted lightly with flour.
  4. Put in a bowl, cover and let rise in a warm place about 1 hour or until the dough has doubled in size.
  5. Roll the dough out on a lightly floured surface, until it is approx 21" long by 16" wide.
  6. It should be approx 1/4" thick.
  7. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  8. For the filling: combine the brown sugar and cinnamon in a bowl.
  9. Spread the softened margarine over the surface of the dough, then sprinkle the brown sugar and cinnamon evenly over the surface.
  10. Working carefully, from the long edge, roll the dough down to the bottom edge.
  11. Cut the dough into 1 3/4 inch slices, and place in a lightly greased baking pan.
  12. Bake for 10 minutes or until light golden brown.
  13. For the icing:  beat well with an electric mixer until fluffy.
  14. When the rolls are done, spread generously with icing.

Be inspired: Fat Daddio's Cookbook