Low Fat Cinnamon Rolls
2 1/2 to 3 C. all-purpose flour
1/4 C. granulated sugar
1 package Rapid Rise Yeast
2 T. non-fat dry milk powder
3/4 t. salt
3/4 C. very warm water (120 to 130 degrees)
1 6-ounce jar pear baby food
1 1/2 c. whole-wheat flour
3 egg whites
2 T. honey
1/3 C. packed brown sugar
1 T. ground cinnamon
3/4 C. raisins
Powdered Sugar Icing (recipe follows):
In large bowl, combine 1 c. all-purpose flour, granulated sugar, undissolved
yeast, dry milk powder, and salt. Stir in water, baby food, and whole-wheat
flour. Stir in egg whites and enough remaining all-purpose flour to make soft
On lightly floured surface, knead dough until smooth and
elastic, about 4 to 6 minutes. Cover; let rest on floured surface 10 minutes.
Roll dough to 18-by-12-inch rectangle. Brush honey on dough;
evenly sprinkle with brown sugar, cinnamon, and raisins. Beginning at long end,
roll up tightly; pinch seam to seal.
Cut into 12 equal pieces. Place cut sides up, in greased
13-by-9-inch baking pan. Cover; let rise in warm, draft-free place until doubled
in size, about 30 to 45 minutes.
Bake at 375 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes or until done. Remove from pan and cool
on wire rack. Drizzle powdered sugar on the rolls.
Drizzled Powdered Sugar Icing
1 C. sifted powdered sugar
3 to 4 t. milk
1/2 t. pure vanilla extract
In small bowl, combine ingredients. Stir until smooth.