Apple-Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing Recipe

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Apple-Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing
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  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a 1-cup glass measuring cup; let stand 5 minutes.
  2. Beat 1/2 cup softened butter at medium speed with a heavy-duty electric stand mixer until creamy. Gradually add 1/2 cup granulated sugar and 1 tsp. salt, beating at medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs and next 2 ingredients, beating until blended. Stir in yeast mixture.
  3. Combine 4 1/2 cups bread flour and 1/4 tsp. nutmeg. Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture, beating at low speed 1 to 2 minutes or until well blended.
  4. Sprinkle about 1/4 cup bread flour onto a flat surface; turn dough out, and knead until smooth and elastic (about 5 minutes), adding up to 1/4 cup bread flour as needed to prevent dough from sticking to hands and surface. Place dough in a lightly greased large bowl, turning to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until doubled in bulk.
  5. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350°. Bake pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan 8 to 10 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring halfway through.
  6. Peel and chop apples. Place apples in a microwave-safe bowl, and pour apple cider over apples. Microwave at HIGH 5 minutes or until tender. Drain and cool 15 minutes.
  7. Punch dough down; turn out onto a lightly floured surface. Roll into a 16- x 12-inch rectangle. Spread with 1/2 cup very soft butter, leaving a 1-inch border around edges. Stir together brown sugar, cinnamon, and remaining 1/2 cup granulated sugar, and sprinkle sugar mixture over butter.
  8. Top with apple mixture, then pecans. Roll up dough, jelly-roll fashion, starting at 1 long side; cut into 16 slices (about 1 inch thick).
  9. Place rolls, cut sides down, in 2 lightly greased 10-inch round pans. Cover and let rise in a warm place (85º), free from drafts, 1 hour or until doubled in bulk.
  10. Bake at 350° for 20 to 22 minutes or until rolls are golden brown. Cool in pans 5 minutes. Brush rolls with Cream Cheese Icing. Serve immediately.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 7539.63 Kcal (31567 kJ)
Calories from fat 2894.9 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 321.66g 495%
Cholesterol 620.93mg 207%
Sodium 3060.12mg 128%
Potassium 3876.1mg 82%
Total Carbs 1074.08g 358%
Sugars 430.39g 1722%
Dietary Fiber 63.46g 254%
Protein 144.95g 290%
Vitamin C 46.5mg 77%
Vitamin A 1.1mg 38%
Iron 40mg 222%
Calcium 953.4mg 95%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 262.14 Kcal (1098 kJ)
Calories from fat 100.65 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.18g 495%
Cholesterol 21.59mg 207%
Sodium 106.39mg 128%
Potassium 134.76mg 82%
Total Carbs 37.34g 358%
Sugars 14.96g 1722%
Dietary Fiber 2.21g 254%
Protein 5.04g 290%
Vitamin C 1.6mg 77%
Iron 1.4mg 222%
Calcium 33.1mg 95%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 176.8
  • 208

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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