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Cinnamon Rolls

This is a classic cinnamon roll recipe and is delicious.  The smell of cinnamon can make your house smell better than any candle.


  • 2 cups warm water about what a baby bottle would be
  • ½ cup oil
  • 2 envelopes of RAPID RISE yeast
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 tablespoon gluten or yeast enhancer
  • 5 + cups bread flour


  1. Combine water and oil.
  2. Stir in yeast and let dissolve.
  3. Add eggs, sugar and salt, stir to dissolve.
  4. Add Gluten mix in well.
  5. Add flour 1 cup at a time until dough is sticky.
  6. Turn dough out onto floured surface.
  7. Knead in enough dough until it is a nice and soft ball.
  8. Grease the bowl with Crisco or butter.
  9. Place the dough back in the bowl and cover with plastic wrap or a lid.
  10. Let rise until double about an hour.
  11. Roll out on floured surface in a rectangular shape, about ½ inch thick.
  12. Spread with ½ cup melted butter.
  13. Add desired ingredients, roll from short end for big rolls or shorter end for small rolls.
  14. Cut 1½ inches thick.
  15. Place about 1 inch apart on cookie sheet sprayed with nonstick spray.
  16. Let rise until double, place pan in middle of oven to assure even baking.
  17. Bake at 350 for 18 minutes until golden brown.