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Aunt Hilty's Cinnamon Rolls

Alan in Brookline, MA requested Elizabeth's recipe for Aunt Hilty's cinnamon rolls.


These rolls go good around here, especially for breakfast. Everyone seems to enjoy them.

1 1/2 cups milk

2 teaspoons salt

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup butter

2 packages of dry, active yeast

1/2 cup warm water

6 cups flour

3 eggs

Scald 1 1/2 cups milk. Add two teaspoons of salt, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1/2 cup butter or margarine. Add two packages of yeast to 1/2 cup of warm water and let stand five minutes. Add to above mixture. Add three beaten eggs and then three cups of flour. Mix. Add three cups more flour. Let raise to double bulk. Roll out and spread with melted margarine. Sprinkle brown sugar on top and then cinnamon. Roll-up. Cut up about 3/4 to one inch width. Let rise. Bake in hot oven (about 350), five to seven minutes. Frosting can be added.