Pecan Cinnabons for the Bread Machine

Pecan Cinnabons for the Bread Machine

1 cup milk
1 egg, beaten
4 Tablespoons melted butter
4 Tablespoons water
1/2 box instant vanilla pudding (3.4 oz. box)
4 cups bread flour
1 Tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 teaspoons bread machine yeast

1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup brown sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/4 cup chopped Texas pecans
1/4 cup raisins (optional)

4 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 teaspoons milk
3 Tablespoons real maple syrup

Place all ingredients in your machine in order recommended by your machines manufacturer. Place the pan in your machine. Select the dough cycle and press start. When cycle is finished, remove the dough, knead enough to punch down and roll to 17X10. Combine the first three filling ingredients (butter, brown sugar, cinnamon) and mix well. Heat in the microwave for 10 seconds to make it spreadable. Spread over rolled out dough with rubber spatula. Get as close to the edges as possible. Sprinkle pecans or raisins over dough. Starting with the widest end, roll the dough into tight log. Cut into 12-1" slices. Place in a lightly greased baking dish with sides. Put in warm draft free place and allow them to raise until double (I turn my oven on warm and place them inside. When the temperature light goes off, turn off the oven. I let them rise 20-30 minutes this way. Take out to heat oven to baking temperature.) Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes. When the rolls are done, top with frosting of your choice. Note: for a real treat - replace the raisins in the filling with chopped dried cherries, blueberries or strawberries. When doing the frosting, add 1 or 2 Tablespoons of matching fruit jam.

Yield: a full 9X13 pan.

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