Doris's Cinnamon Rolls with Butterscotch Frosting

Cinnamon Rolls

It doesn't get any better than this delicious cinnamon roll! Enjoy the recipe!



  • 1 package dry yeast
  • 1 ½ cups warm water
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup lukewarm mashed potatoes
  • 7 to 7 ½ cups bread flour


Dissolve yeast in water. Stir in sugar, salt, shortening, eggs, and potatoes. Add 3 cups flour and beat 2 minutes. Add remaining flour and knead until dough is smooth and elastic. Place in greased bowl and cover


Filling and Frosting


  • ¾ cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/3 cup Butter or Margarine
  • Cinnamon
  • Milk
  • Powdered sugar


  • Cream together brown sugar and butter, add small amount of water to mixture for spreading on dough before rolling up. Reserve remaining mixture for frosting.
  • Divide dough in half. Roll each into a 9” X 15” rectangle. Spread with frosting mixture and sprinkle with cinnamon. Roll tightly starting at wide end. Pinch edges to seal. Cut into 1 ½” slices. Place on greased 9” X 13” pan. Allow rolls to double for 2 -2 ½ hours. Bake 20 - 25 minutes at 350 degrees.
  • Heat reserved mixture in saucepan until dissolved. Add powdered sugar and milk until spreading consistency. Allow rolls to cool s lightly before frosting.


Recipe Courtesy of:

Doris Nisley Yoder Department Store 300 South Van Buren Street Shipshewana, IN 46565 260.768.4887 877.768.1945