Orange Rolls

(from Lucianolinda’s recipe box)

Source: Arkansas Democrat Gazette- Kelly Brant

Categories: Dessert


  • 2 1/2 cups hot tap water
  • 1/2 cup melted shortening
  • 8 cups flour, divided use
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1/3 cup powdered milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 heaping Tbsp. fast active dry yeast
  • Orange Frosting:
  • 1 cup soft margarine
  • 2 cups sugar
  • Zest and juice of 1 orange


  1. In large mixing bowl, combine the water. shortening and 2 cups of the flour. Mix for 2 minutes with dough-head beater. Add the salt, powdered milk, sugar and yeast and continue to blend.

  2. Slowly add remaining flour until mixture is blended well and not sticky to the touch. Cover and let double in size.

  3. Punch down and row dough out long and narrow to 1/4 inch thick.

  4. To make orange frosting, cram margarine in mixing bowl until soft and smooth. Add sugar, orange juice and zest. Blend well. Spread thin layer of orange frosting over dough. Roll up cut in 1 1/2 inch rolls.

  5. Place in greased pan. Let rise to top of pans and bake at 375 degrees for 18 minutes or until golden brown.

  6. makes 20 rolls

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