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The delicious filling for these homemade sweet rolls features golden raisins and a sweet honey butter. Drizzle with orange glaze and serve with a cup of coffee to wake up any weekend morning.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Orange-Honey Sweet Rolls

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  • In a large bowl dissolve the yeast in the warm water; let stand for 5 minutes. Add dry milk powder, the 1/3 cup butter, the 1/3 cup honey, the eggs, wheat germ, and salt. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed for 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Add 2 cups of the white whole wheat flour. Beat on low to medium speed for 30 seconds. Beat on high speed for 3 minutes. Using a wooden spoon, stir in remaining white whole wheat flour and as much of the bread flour as you can.

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  • Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead in enough of the remaining bread flour to make a moderately soft dough that is smooth and elastic (about 6 minutes). Shape dough into a ball. Place dough in a lightly greased bowl, turning once to grease surface of the dough. Cover; let rise in a warm place until double in size (about 1 hour).

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  • Punch down dough. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface. Cover; let rest for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, lightly grease a 13x9x2-inch baking pan; set aside.

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  • For filling, in a small bowl cover raisins with cold water; let stand for 5 minutes. Drain well. In a medium bowl whisk together the 1/4 cup butter, the 1/4 cup honey, and the orange peel until creamy and well combined.

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  • Roll dough into an 18x15-inch rectangle. Spread the butter-honey mixture to within 1/2 inch of the edges. Sprinkle with raisins. Roll up rectangle, starting from a long side. Seal seam. Slice roll into 15 pieces. Arrange, cut sides down, in prepared pan. Cover and let rise in a warm place until nearly double in size (about 30 minutes).

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Bake about 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven. Cool for 1 minute. Carefully invert rolls onto a wire rack. Cool slightly. Invert again onto a serving platter. Drizzle with Orange Icing.

Nutrition Facts (Orange-Honey Sweet Rolls)

346 calories; 8 g total fat; 5 g saturated fat; 48 mg cholesterol; 241 mg sodium. 61 g carbohydrates; 4 g fiber; 9 g protein; 340 IU vitamin a; 2 mg vitamin c; 71 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

Orange Icing

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  • In a small bowl combine powdered sugar and orange peel. Stir in enough orange juice to make icing a drizzling consistency.

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