Yield: 1 Servings
Mix together sugar, salt, and shortening. Add eggs, milk and yeast dissolved in water. Blend. Add flour and vanilla and mix approximately 4 mins. or until a smooth dough is formed. Let rise for approximately 2 hours. Punch and let rest 20 mins. Divide dough into pieces of 1¼ lb. each. Round up and let rest 10 mins. Roll out each piece into a rectangular sheet ¼ inch thick and 12 inches wide. Brush with melted butter and sprinkle generously with cinnamon-sugar-nut mix Raisins may be added if desired. Roll as for jelly roll and seal. Cut into pieces 1 inch wide. Place cut surface down on greased baking sheets ½ inch apart. Let rise until pieces are double in size. Bake at 400 degrees approximately 15 mins. Ice while warm. Makes 6-7 dozen. Cinnamon Sugar Mix 2 ¼ cups sugar 2 tbsp cinnamon 1 tbsp shortening Blend all ingredients together well.
ICING Mix together over low heat: 2 cups sifted powdered sugar, 3 tblsps. margarine, a little warm milk to achieve icing consistency and 1 tsp. maple flavoring. Ice and sprinkle ground nuts on top.