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Easy Cinnamon Rolls

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These are good on Christmas morning.

Ingredients

1 package refrigerated bread sticks
1 tablespoon melted butter
4 teaspoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/4 cup raisins, optional

Instructions

Unroll breadsticks, place on wax paper and slightly flatten. Brush with melted butter. Combine sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle over dough. Press pecans and/or raisins into dough. Roll up each jelly-roll style. Seal and place in a 8-inch round baking pan which has been greased. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until brown. Drizzle with orange icing while warm.

Orange Icing:

Combine 1/2 cup powdered sugar, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla, and 2 teaspons orange juice. Drizzle over rolls. Eat while warm.

Mary Schrock
Seaton



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