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Volume III
December 20, 2013


Weekly Home / Cook'n & Eat'n

DESSERTS TO DIE FOR

EASY Orange Rolls

By Sydney Hill

I chose this one for three reasons.

  1. I have been craving some orange rolls lately. The sweet/tart combo is tasty as can be.
  2. I've been thinking of them because my wonderful mother used to make these all the time at Christmas. I remember her dropping them off at my grandparents house when she did a twelve days of Christmas for them. She probably did it for others, too.
  3. Oranges are on sale most places. 'Tis the season to be jolly and to have oranges in season.
  4. Okay, I know I said three, but I kept thinking of more. This recipe is easy, because you get to use the classic but ingenious frozen dinner rolls. Yummy food in a jiffy.

So enjoy these easy orange rolls, and maybe spread some Christmas cheer by sharing with a neighbor.


Orange Knots


Serving size: 12
Calories per serving: 198

Ingredients:
12 Rhodes Fat Free Rolls Frozen Bread thawed, but still cold
1 medium orange rind grated
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup butter melted
1 cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon butter melted
3 tablespoons orange juice
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


Directions:
Mix grated orange rind with sugar. Roll each roll into a 9-inch rope. Tie in a loose knot. Roll each knot in melted butter and then in rind/sugar mixture. Place on a sprayed baking sheet.

Cover with sprayed plastic wrap and let double in size. Remove wrap. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit 15-20 minutes. Remove from pan and place on cooling rack. Brush with citrus glaze while still warm (citrus glaze: mix together powdered sugar, butter, range juice, and vanilla extract).


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Sources:
  • http://www.rhodesbread.com/images/recipes/JennasOrangeRollsLarge.jpg
  • Rhodes Bake n Serve Home Baked Family Favorite with Frozen Dough, 2010, Rhodes International, Salt Lake City (pg. 138)


Sydney Hill
Weekly Newsletter Contributer since 2012


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