We survived the blizzard of 2009 with only a sore back from shovelling, and now it's time to return to the pre-Christmas celebration while enjoying the canopy of a pristine snowfall.
For day seven, I wanted to share a tried-n-true Lewis holiday breakfast tradition--cinnamon rolls . . . the easy way. I guarantee that these are to die for, and they make the house smell divine.
I cheat . . . (I like to call it being creatively lazy), and I use frozen bread dough. Let it thaw to room temperature, divide it into two portions, and roll each portion out into a long rectangle about 8-10 inches wide.
Slather butter or margarine over the entire surface, sprinkle cinnamon generously over all. Now spread a layer of dark brown sugar over the entire rectangle.
Roll up on the long side. Cut into 1 or 1 1/2 inch slices and place 1 inch apart on greased baking pans. Allow to rise until at least doubled.
Bake at 350 degrees for 2o minutes or until the centers are no longer doughy.
Icing: Melt one stick of butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1 box powdered sugar and 1 to 2 tablespoons milk. ( I usually double this.)
You're family will love these, and they can be made and frozen before baking to make life simpler.
Enjoy! Merry Christmas!