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Cinnamon Love Knots

What You Need to Make Cinnamon Love Knots

All-purpose flourGranulated sugarSaltActive dry yeastVegetable shorteningEggsUnsalted butter or margarineGround cinnamonPowdered sugarMilk (or heavy cream)Vanilla extract

In a large bowl, combine sugar, salt, flour, yeast, shortening, eggs, remaining flour, butter, and water. Stir well. Cover and let rise for 20 minutes. In a separate bowl, mix sugar and cinnamon. Melt butter or margarine in the microwave.


20 minutes, turn out onto a floured surface, knead, and roll into worms. Dip in butter and cinnamon sugar mixture, tie into knots, and place on a greased baking dish.


Cut dough into squares, place in greased baking dish, cover with towels, rise 20 minutes, and bake at 350 for 25 minutes until golden brown.


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