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Holiday Reindeer Cinnamon Roll Recipe

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Kids can help:

Knead and roll dough, add reindeer parts.

What you need:

  • Dough
  • 1 1/2 Cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 Cup white flour
  • 2 1/2 Tsp. baking powder
  • 3/4 Tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1/2 Tsp. cinnamom (optional)
  • 1 Cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 Cup applesauce
  • 1¬†Tbsp. butter

Filling:

  • 1 Tbsp. melted butter
  • 3 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 Tsp. cinnamon

Decorating:

  • Stick Pretzels
  • Cranraisins
  • Red string licorice
  • Raisins
  • Green candies
  1. Mix dry ingredients for dough. Add yogurt and melted butter. Spoon dough onto a heavily-floured surface. Dough will be sticky, so add a little more flour to the top of the dough. Flour hands and knead dough until smooth. Add additional flour if necessary. Roll dough into a rectangular about 1/2 inch thick.
  2. For filling, spread melted butter on dough and sprinkle with cinnamon/sugar mixture. Starting from longer side, roll dough into coil and cut 2 inch pieces. Set rolls on end in a lightly greased muffin pan and bake at 425 for about 20 minutes. Let cool thoroughly before decorating.
  3. If a glaze is desired, mix 2 tablespoons water and 3/4 cup confectioners sugar. Drizzle on rolls while hot.

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