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Filled with rich semisweet chocolate and baked to perfection in a cast iron skillet, this delicious twist on the traditional cinnamon roll is sure to warm both hearts and bellies. And with just seven basic ingredients, they're as east to make as they are to eat!
Chocolate Chip Cinnamon Rolls
- 1¼ cups milk
- 1 (.25 oz.) pkg. instant dry yeast
- ½ cup, plus 2 Tbs. sugar, divided
- 3½ cups flour
- 6 Tbs. butter, at room temp.
- 2 tsp. cinnamon
- 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
Step 1: In heatproof bowl, microwave milk 60 sec. Stir in yeast and 2 Tbs. sugar. Cover; let sit 5 min. or until foamy. Using mixer fitted with dough hook or paddle attachment on medium speed, beat milk mixture, flour and butter until smooth and glossy. Cover; let rise 1 hr. In small bowl, toss remaining sugar, cinnamon and chocolate chips.
Step 2: On lightly floured work surface, roll out dough to 16" x 18" rectangle. Sprinkle cinnamon chocolate chip mixture over dough, leaving 1" border at the top. Starting from border, tightly roll toward you into a log. Cut into 12 equal pieces. Place in greased skillet. Let rise on counter 1 hr. or in refrigerator overnight.
Step 3: Heat oven to 350°F. Bake rolls 25 min. Serve warm.