Bread Baking: Peanut Butter Sweet Rolls
I was set on making cinnamon rolls when I changed my mind. Don't get me wrong, I love cinnamon rolls but was craving something nutty. Crunchy peanut butter sounded like the perfect thing.
A little extra sweetness comes from the brown sugar, but these aren't tooth-achingly sweet, which makes them a little more like breakfast than dessert.
If you're a fan of sweet breakfast rolls, you can drizzle these with a glaze made from powdered sugar and water. To make the glaze: just start with a cup of powdered sugar and add water, a teaspoon at a time, until you reach the consistency you're looking for.
When making a glaze, consider adding a little extra flavor like vanilla or coffee. Some chocolate shaved on top would make a nice accent, or mix the chocolate into your glaze if you're a fan of the peanut butter and chocolate combination. Or, warm some of your favorite jelly and drizzle on top.
For me, these these were perfect plain.
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About the author: Donna Currie has been cooking for fun and writing for pay since the days when typewritten articles traveled by snail mail. When she combined those talents in a food column for a newspaper in her area, she realized that writing about food is almost as much fun as eating. You can find her on her blog, Cookistry or follow her on Twitter at @dbcurrie or @cookistry.