Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls

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Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls
Thu, 07-08-2010 - 7:22am
Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls

Dough (proof 5 minutes)
1/4 c warm water
1 package yeast
1 tsp sugar

Mix proofed yeast mixture w/:
1 egg
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup sugar
4 Tbs butter, soft
1/3 cup cocoa powder
2 1/2 cups flour (in 3 stages)

Let rise 2 hrs.

Roll out into rectangle and spread w/filling.

Filling:
6 Tbs butter, melted
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup white sugar
2 tsp cinnamon
2 tsp cocoa powder
1/2 cup chocolate chips
1/2 cup nuts

Roll up jelly roll style and cut about 2" wide and
place side by side in a round cake pan. Let rise
another 1 hour.

Bake 350 oven about 20-30 minutes depending on your oven. Remove from oven and cool. Frost.

Frosting

Mix :
4 oz cream cheese, soft
2 Tbs butter
2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla
2 Tbs milk
Drizzle on room temp rolls. Enjoy!


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