Apple sauce cinnamon rolls

Yield: 12 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 egg

4 c all-purpose flour

1 pk active dry yeast

¾ c applesauce

½ c skim milk

2 T granulated sugar

2 T butter

½ t salt

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¼ c applesauce

⅓ c granulated sugar

2 t ground cinnamon

1 c confectioners' sugar

½ t vanilla extract

1 T skim milk

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray two 8-or 9-inch round pans with cooking spray.

2. In a large mixing bowl, combine 1½ c. all-purpose flour and the yeast. In a small saucepan combine ¾ c. Mott's Natural Apple Sauce, skim milk, 2 tbsp. sugar, butter, and salt. Heat over medium heat and stir just until warm (120 degrees F to 130 3. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead in enough remaining flour, up to ¼ c., to make a moderately soft dough that is smooth and elastic (3 to 5 min.). Shape dough into a ball. Place dough in a bowl sprayed lightly with cooking spra 4. Punch dough down, turn out onto a lightly floured surface. Cover and let rest 10 minutes. On lightly floured surface, roll dough to a 12-inch square. Spread ¼ c. Mott's Natural Apple Sauce. Combine ⅓ c. sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over dough.

5. Arrange 6 rolls, cut side down, in each pan. Cover and let rise in a warm place until nearly doubled (about 30 min.).

6. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden. Cool 5 min. Invert onto serving plate. Drizzle with a mixture of confectioners' sugar, vanilla, and skim milk. Serve warm.

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