Cinnamon Swirl Rolls

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 1998

For the best texture and to avoid air pockets, be frugal with the flour, use a light hand when rolling, and keep a close eye on the proofing time.

SERVESMakes 1 dozen

TIME1¾ hours, plus 3 to 3½ hours rising and 20 minutes cooling

Cinnamon Swirl Rolls

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

To achieve the best texture and crust for our cinnamon swirl rolls, we knew we needed to nail down the baking time and temperature as well as fine-tune the ingredients. For the dough, we compromised between rich brioche and lean sandwich br...

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