Special Cinnamon Rolls



2 dozen



2 pkg. (1/4 oz. each) active dry yeast
1/2 cup warm water (110-115°F)
8 cups all-purpose flour
1 pkg. instant vanilla pudding mix
2 cups warm milk (110-115°F)
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 tsp. salt
1/4 cup butter, melted


1 cup packed brown sugar
2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 cup raisins
1 cup chopped walnuts


1 cup confectioners' sugar
1 to 2 tbsp. milk
1/4 tsp. vanilla extract


In a mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in water. Add next 7 ingredients; mixwell (do not knead). Place in a greased bowl; turn once. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour. Punch down. Turn onto a lightly floured board; divide in half. Roll each half into a 12x8 rectangle; brush with butter. Combine filling ingredients; spread over dough. Roll up from long side; seal seam. Slice each roll into 12 rolls; place cut side down in two greased 13x9x2 baking pans. Cover and let rise until nearly doubled, 45 minutes. Bake at 350°F for 25-30 minutes oruntil golden brown. Combine glaze ingredients; drizzle over rolls. Cool in pans on wire racks.

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Ria reviewed Special Cinnamon Rolls on March 9, 2002

no offense whatsoever but this recipe isn't QUITE what i was lookin for in cinnamon rolls