Iced Cinnamon Rolls


2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. salt
3 tsp. baking powder
6 Tbls. shortening
2/3 cup milk – low fat okay
2 Tbls. butter OR margarine – softened
2 Tbls. ground cinnamon
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 cup powdered sugar
1 Tbls. butter OR margarine – melted
1/2 Tbls. milk – low fat okay
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract


Sift together flour, salt, and baking powder.
Cut in shortening with a pastry blender.
Stir in milk.
Kneed lightly. Roll out to 1/4″ thick, 7″ X 16″ rectangle.
Spread butter on dough.
Sprinkle sugar and cinnamon over butter.
Tightly roll up dough.
Using dental floss, cut into 1″ pieces and place pieces into a greased muffin tin.
Bake in 425 degree oven for 15 minutes.
Combine last 4 ingredients and pour over hot cinnamon rolls.