Heat oven to 380 degrees F. Dissolve yeast in warm water in a large bowl. Let
bloom for 3 to 5 minutes. Add the rest of the ingredients except last butter and
cinnamon sugar, and mix at low speed with electric mixer until smooth and elastic,
about 10-12 minutes.
Place dough in a greased bowl, cover, and let rise in a warm place until double
in bulk. Punch dough down, and cut into 56 (1-ounce) pieces using a scale. Roll
dough into small balls.
Take three balls, hold together, dunk in melted butter, and press into cinnamon
sugar. Place in large muffin pan, sugar side down. Let proof in warm area, until
dough is doubled in size again. Bake for 15-18 minutes, until golden brown. Take
out of muffin pan while still warm. Cool, and cover with icing.
To serve, place a Sticky Mickey on a plate. Slit down into the Mickey. Pour caramel
sauce into slit.
How to make sugar icing: Mix 1 cup powdered sugar with 1 to 2 tablespoons
water until sugar is dissolved and mixture is smooth and runs in a ribbon when poured
from a spoon.
How to make caramel sauce: Melt 1/2 stick butter in pan on medium heat. Stir
in 3/4 cup brown sugar; mix well. Add 3/4 teaspoon vanilla and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
and continuously stir for 5 minutes. Stir with a whip and slowly add 1 cup heavy
whipping cream. Once cream is added, continue to cook for 5 minutes. Keep warm.
Yield: 1 1/2 dozen
Source: Recipes from Walt Disney World and all of their resorts