Mother’s/Grandmother’s/ Mae’s Cinnamon Rolls


Mix together and let set in a warm place until it bubbles:

  • 1 pkg yeast
  • ¼ c. warm water
  • 4 T. brown sugar

Scald and cool to lukewarm:

  • 1 cup milk
  • ¼ c. sugar
  • ¼ c. butter
  • 1 t. salt

Add 1 ½ c. flour and beat well.  Add yeast mixture and 1 egg.  Beat well.  Add about 2 c. more flour to make a soft dough.  Cover and let rise until double in bulk.

Roll out and shape between 2 pieces of wax paper.

Smear on generously melted butter.  Sprinkle with mixture of sugar and cinnamon.  (2 T. cinnamon to ½ c. sugar)

Roll, cut with string.

Bake at 375 for 12-15 minutes.

Drizzle with topping of powdered sugar, milk and vanilla.

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