Sour Cream Cinnamon Rolls

Coffee And Cinnamon Rolls
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  • 30 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 12 servings
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Nothing smells better than fresh baked cinnamon rolls! The yeast dough for these special cinnamon rolls includes sour cream. The rolls are filled with a mixture of cinnamon, brown sugar, butter, and pecans. 

What You'll Need

  • For the Dough:
  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • For the Filling:
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • For the Topping:
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

How to Make It

  1. In a bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Blend in cup sugar, eggs, sour cream and 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter. Put flour and salt in large bowl.
  2. Make a well in the center and add yeast mixture, then slowly work in flour. Mix with hands until smooth, then shape into balls. Place in greased bowl. Cover and refrigerate 4 hours to 3 days.
  3. Roll out dough into a rectangle. Spread dough with 2 tablespoons butter, then sprinkle on brown sugar, 2 teaspoons cinnamon and chopped pecans.
  1. Roll out like a jelly roll and cut into 12 slices. Place on cookie sheet and flatten. Spread with 2 tablespoons butter, then sprinkle with 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon. Let rise 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Bake at 400 F for 10 to 15 minutes.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 314
Total Fat 22 g
Saturated Fat 10 g
Unsaturated Fat 7 g
Cholesterol 76 mg
Sodium 154 mg
Carbohydrates 29 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 3 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)