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Incredible Amish Butterscotch Cinnamon Rolls

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, Amish

Ingredients
  

Dough

  • 1 package dry yeast
  • 1 ½ cups warm water
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • cup shortening
  • 1 cup lukewarm mashed potatoes
  • 7 ½ cups bread flour

Filling

  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • cup butter or margarine
  •   Cinnamon amount varies to your taste
  • milk amount varies to your taste
  • powdered sugar amount varies to your taste

Instructions
 

  • Dissolve yeast in water.
  • Stir in sugar, salt, shortening, eggs, andpotatoes.
  •    Add 3 cups flour and beat 2 minutes.
  • Add remaining flour and knead until dough issmooth and elastic.·     
  • Place in greased bowl and cover for about an hour, until it doubles.
  • For the frosting,  cream together brown sugar, milk, powdered sugar and butter, add small amountof water to mixture  so it spreads easily on the dough before rolling up.
  •    Use half of the frosting and then reserve remaining frosting.
  • Divide dough in half. Roll each into a 9” X15” rectangle.
       
  • Spread with frosting mixture and sprinklewith cinnamon.
       
  • Roll tightly starting at wide end.
  •   Pinch edges to seal. Cut into 1 ½” slices.
  • Place on greased 9” X 13” pan.
  •   Allow rolls to double for 2 -2 ½ hours.  
  •  Bake 20 – 25 minutes at 350 degrees.
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