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Easy Cinnamon Twist Knots

Easy Cinnamon Twist Knots I Rumbly in my TumblyIt is safe to say that Cinnamon is my biggest addiction.  Any time I see ANYTHING even remotely cinnamon related, I have to make it.  I was browsing Pinterest under the term “Cinnamon,” and I found these Cinnamon Twist Knots.  They looked AMAZING.

Easy Cinnamon Twist Knots I Rumbly in my Tumbly

I was in the mood for something like this today, but I wasn’t in the mood to bake with yeast.  I love homemade yeast breads and cinnamon rolls, but I find I need to be in a patient mood to make them, and today was not that day.

Easy Cinnamon Twist Knots I Rumbly in my Tumbly

I decided to pull out a tube of refrigerated Pillsbury pizza dough and experiment and Oh. My. Goodness.

Easy Cinnamon Twist Knots I Rumbly in my Tumbly

I kid you not, these are one of the top 5 best things I have ever made and put in my mouth.  Truly dish soap worthy.

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Unfortunately for my mouth, (although fortunately for my butt and thighs,) I am involved in a weight loss/fitness challenge right now, and have been so good about my food choices lately.

Easy Cinnamon Twist Knots I Rumbly in my Tumbly

These were so good that I ate two.  An estimated half of my calorie budget for the day.

Easy Cinnamon Twist Knots I Rumbly in my Tumbly

Totally worth it, anyway.

These would be AMAZING for a special occasion, a Christmas morning breakfast, or just a weekday breakfast because they are so quick and easy.  Take them to a brunch, everyone will be impressed and ask you for the recipe.

Do not skip the special honey-sugar glaze.  Oh my goodness.  DO NOT skip it.

Enjoy.

Recipe adapted from A Kitchen Addiction

Ingredients:
1 tube of Pillsbury refrigerated pizza dough

Filling:
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon

3 tablespoons of melted butter

Glaze:
1/4 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons water

Icing:
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon milk

Directions:

Preheat your oven to 375° and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.  Mix together your cinnamon sugar filling, and melt your butter.

Roll out your pizza dough into a rectangle on a lightly floured surface.

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Brush the melted butter over the top of it and sprinkle with the cinnamon/sugar mixture. (Just like a cinnamon roll.)

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Fold the sheet in half.

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Cut it into twelve 1 inch strips

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Tie each strip into a knot, tucking the ends underneath.

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Bake for 12-15 minutes, until lightly browned.

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While they are baking, over low heat, cook your sugar, honey, and water mixture for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until sugar is completely dissolved.

Remove rolls from oven, and brush the warm rolls with your glaze.

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Mix icing ingredients together and drizzle it over the top of each one.

Enjoy the deliciousness.  Try not to eat too many. (It’s hard.)

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