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Cranberry Hot Cross Buns

Cranberry Hot Cross Buns



  • 18 Rhodes™ Dinner rolls, thawed
  • 12 tablespoons dried cranberries


  • 1 1/3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1-2 tablespoons milk


  1. Buns: With scissors, cut 6 rolls in half. Press 1 1/2 rolls into a flat circle. Put 1 tablespoon of cranberries on roll and bring edges together, mixing berries into the dough. Shape into a round roll. Place on a large sprayed baking sheet. Repeat directions for additional rolls. Cover with sprayed plastic wrap and let double in size.
  2. Remove wrap and bake at 350 degrees F 20 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool.
  3. Frosting: Mix ingredients and frost rolls.

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Rhodes Bake-N-Serv