Tuesday, December 20, 2011

December 20: Orange Rolls

I love this recipe at Christmas time.

1 c. hot water or orange juice 
½ c. butter
½ c. sugar 
2 tsp. salt
2 Tb. yeast 
3 eggs, beaten
5 to 6 c. flour

Heat the water, sugar, butter, and salt in microwave 1 to 2 minutes. Mix 2 cups flour with yeast. Add liquid and eggs and rest of flour. Mix well and then knead for 5 minutes and refrigerate overnight. Roll into rectangle.

Spread with filling:
1/3 c sugar Grated orange rind (from 1 orange)
1/3 c butter

Roll up jelly roll style. Slice. Bake in greased cookie sheet at 350 for 12 minutes.

2c. powdered sugar Juice of 1 orange
Blend together (may not need all of the orange juice.)
Drizzle over war rolls on cooling rack.

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