T.j. Cinnamon's Cinnamon Rolls

Total Time
3hrs 20mins
3 hrs
20 mins

I LOVE these rolls, unfortunately they don't have a store anywhere near my house but luckily I stumbled upon a copycat recipe. I'm not allowed to make any other cinnamon roll!

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  1. For dough, dissolve yeast in water with 1/2 tsp sugar, let stand 5 minutes.
  2. In mixing bowl combine, 3 cups flour, 1/3 cups sugar and salt.
  3. At low speed gradually beat in milk, oil, eggs and yeast mixture.
  4. Beat until well blended.
  5. Beat in additional flour, about 1 1/2 cups until dough pulls away from sides of bowl.
  6. On floured surface, knead dough until smooth and elastic 8-10 minutes.
  7. Place in greased bowl, turning to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm draft free place until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.
  8. For filling, combine all ingredients till smooth, set aside.
  9. Grease 2 round cake pans.
  10. Punch down dough and place on lightly floured surface. Roll dough into an 18 x 10 inch rectangle
  11. Spread filling all over. Roll tightly from long side.
  12. Cut into 14 slices.
  13. Place 1 roll cut side up in center of each pan and arrange remaining rolls in a circle of 6 around each center roll, Cover and let rise doubled in bulk, 30-40 minutes.
  14. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and bake 22-27 minutes, until golden brown.
  15. Cool in pans 10 minutes and invert to wire racks, invert again to cool.
  16. For icing, whisk all ingredients till smooth drizzle over cooled rolls.