Prep Time 30 min
Cook Time 15 Min
Servings 3
Difficulty Moderate

Ingredients

  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1 pkg. yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1 cup scalded milk
  • 1/2 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/2 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 tsps. salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 4 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbsps. ground cinnamon

Directions

  • Step 1

    SPRAY 36 muffin cups with no-stick cooking spray. Dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup warm water in small bowl.

  • Step 2

    COMBINE scalded milk; 1/2 cup melted shortening, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1 1/2 teaspoons salt in large bowl.

  • Step 3

    STIR in yeast mixture, eggs, flour, 1/2 cup sugar and remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons salt. Let rise, covered, in a warm place for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until double. Stir down.

  • Step 4

    COMBINE remaining 1 cup sugar and cinnamon in small bowl. Pinch off a bit of dough about the size of a large walnut, roll between hands until about 5 inches long. Dip in melted shortening, and then into sugar/cinnamon mixture. Tie into a knot and place in prepared muffin cup.

  • Step 5

    REPEAT with remaining dough. Cover; let rise until double in size, about 1 hour.

  • Step 6

    HEAT oven to 375ºF. Bake 12 to 15 minutes.

Serving size
(1 knot of 36)

  • Calories 140
  • Calories from Fat35g
  • Total Fat 4g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 20mg
  • Sodium 200mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 23g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 10g
  • Protein 3g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet