Cinnamon Rolls

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Cinnamon Rolls

Ingredients
2 and 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
3 Tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 package yeast
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup milk
2 and 1/2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
1 large egg

FILLING
3 Tablespoons unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
1 Tablespoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup granulated sugar

GLAZE
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2-3 Tablespoons milk

Directions-

Make the dough, mix 1/2 cup flour, sugar, salt and yeast. In the microwave, melt the water, melt and butter until butter is dissolved and mixture is hot. Mix it into the flour mixture, add the egg and combine. Dough will be elastic, put On floured surface and knead for a few minutes. Place in greased bowl and let rest for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes roll it out onto floured surface into a rectangle shape. Spread with melted butter and cinnamon and sugar mixture. Roll tightly and cut into 10 or 12 pieces. Place into greased cast iron skillet. Spread more cinnamon sugar On top. Place tin foil On top and let it rise for 1 hr. After 1 hr, bake for 20-25 min until golden brown. Make the glaze, mix powdered sugar, 1 tsp vanilla and milk. Spread On top of the rolls and serve hot. Enjoy with coffee..

Giant M & M Cookies

Giant M & M Cookies.  My handsome brought home M & M’s and asked if I could make cookies for him.  Of course I said yes, I don’t turn down a baking opportunity..

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Ingredients-

1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
1 stick of butter
2 tsp vanilla
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
2 tsp cornstarch
2 cups M & M’s (or more)

Directions-

Mix together the sugars, egg, butter and vanilla. Mix in the flour, baking soda and cornstarch. Fold in the M & M’s. Place dough in freezer for 30- 30 min. These will help the dough to stay puffy and chewy 🙂 Bake at 350 for about 10 min or until golden brown.. enjoy…