Sweet Potato Cranberry Knots

Great breakfast idea! Bake this delicious yeast bread using Gold Medal® Better for Bread™ and sweet potatoes into rolls.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 0 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

2 1/4
to 2 3/4 cups Gold Medal™ Better for Bread™ bread flour
1/4
cup sugar
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
package quick active dry yeast
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4
cup lukewarm water (95°)
3/4
cup mashed drained sweet potatoes packed in syrup (from 23-ounce can)
1/2
cup dried cranberries
Butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 Mix 1 cup of the flour, the sugar, salt, cinnamon and yeast in large bowl. Add 1/4 cup butter and the water. Beat with electric mixer on low speed 1 minute, scraping bowl frequently. Add sweet potatoes. Beat on medium speed 1 minute, scraping bowl frequently. Stir in cranberries and enough remaining flour, 1/2 cup at a time, to make dough easy to handle.
  • 2 Place dough on lightly floured surface. Knead about 5 minutes or until smooth and springy. Place dough in large bowl greased with shortening, turning dough to grease all sides. Cover and let rise in warm place 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes or until double. (Dough is ready if indentation remains when touched.)
  • 3 Heat oven to 375°. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Gently push fist into dough to deflate. Divide dough into 12 equal pieces. Roll each piece into 8-inch rope; tie into knot. Place on cookie sheet.
  • 4 Brush knots with melted butter. Cover and let rise in warm place about 40 minutes or until double. Bake 14 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Expert Tips

For a citrus twist, add 1 teaspoon freshly grated orange peel with the sweet potatoes.

Rolls can be made up to a day ahead of time. Reheat in the microwave just before serving.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 roll
Calories
185
(
Calories from Fat
55),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
270mg
270%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.