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Cinnamon Roll Wreath Recipe

Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen

A Delicious recipe for a sweet and sticky cinnamon roll wreath. This is a fun and yummy treat.

Ingredients

Dough
2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast
1-1/2 cups warm water
6 tablespoons butter
1/3 cup dry milk powder
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
3/4 teaspoon salt
4-5 cups all purpose flour
1/2 cup chopped pecans
Filling
1/4 cup butter
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
Topping
1 cup confectioners sugar
1 Tablespoon water
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1/4 cup toasted almond slices

Directions

In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. once disolved, add butter, milk powder, sugar, egg, salt and 3 cups flour. Beat on medium speed for 3 minutes. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough

Turn onto a floured surface, knead until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease the top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.

Melt 1/4 cup butter; set aside. Combine remaining 3/4 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup pecans, and cinnamon

Punch dough down. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough into an 18x12 inch rectangle. Brush with melted butter. Sprinkle with chopped pecans, brown sugar and cinnamon to within 1/2 inch of edges. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a long side; pinch seam to seal.

Place seam side down on a greased baking sheet; pinch ends together to form a ring. With scissors, cut from outside edge to two-thirds of the way toward center of ring at 1-in. intervals. Separate strips slightly. twist to allow filling to show. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 45 minutes.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F

Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Combine confectioners sugar, water and extract; drizzle over warm bread and sprinkle with almonds.

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