Reindeer Cinnamon Rolls

Make these yummy, from scratch, Reindeer Cinnamon rolls. The kids can help make this fun holiday treat.

Items needed: 

Dough
  • 1 ½ Cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 Cup white flour
  • 2 ½ Tsp. baking powder
  • ¾ Tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • ½ Tsp. cinnamom (optional)
  • 1 Cup plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ Cup applesauce
  • 4 Tbsp. butter
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Filling
  • 1 Tbsp. melted butter
  • 3 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 Tsp. cinnamon
Decorating
  • Stick Pretzels
  • Cranraisins
  • Red string licorice
  • Raisins
  • Green candies

Instructions: 

Mix dry ingredients for dough. Add yogurt and melted butter. Spoon dough onto a heavily-floured surface. Dough will be sticky, so add a little more flour to the top of the dough. Flour hands and knead dough until smooth. Add additional flour if necessary. Roll dough into a rectangular about ½ inch thick.

For filling, spread melted butter on dough and sprinkle with cinnamon/sugar mixture. Starting from longer side, roll dough into coil and cut 2 inch pieces. Set rolls on end in a lightly greased muffin pan and bake at 425 for about 20 minutes. Let cool thoroughly before decorating.

* If a glaze is desired, mix 2 tablespoons water and ¾ cup confectioners sugar. Drizzle on rolls while hot.