The mixture goes well together. I like to make this up the night before sometimes. When I do I take it out of the refrigerator and allow it to rise for 2 hours and then bake as directed.
BUTTERFINGER CINNAMON ROLLS
*1/2 cup very warm (but not hot) water
*1 tablespoon granulated sugar
*1 (.25 ounce) active dry yeast (2 1/4 teaspoons)
*1/4 cup butter, melted
*1 (3.4 ounce package instant vanilla puddling
*1 cup very warm (but not hot) milk
*1 large egg, room temperature is best
*1/2 teaspoon salt
*4 cups bread flour (all purpose will work too)
*1/4 cup butter, softened
*1 cup light brown sugar
*4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
*1 (8 oz) bag butterfinger bits (or 3 full sized butterfinger candy bars, chopped fine)
*1 (4 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
*1/4 butter softened
*1 cup powdered sugar
*1 teaspoon vanilla extract
*1 1/2 teaspoons milk or heavy cream (a little more if needed)
~In a large mixing bowl, water, sugar and yeast, mix slightly.
~Allow to proof or bubble, about 10 minutes.
~Add in melted butter, vanilla pudding, milk, egg, salt, and flour, mix until it starts to come together.
~Using a dough hook (or by hand), knead dough for 6-8 minutes with dough hook or 10 minutes by hand (until dough is smooth and elastic).
~Place in a large greased bowl and cover with plastic wrap or a clean damp towel.
~Place in a draft free area for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until dough is doubled.
~Place on a lightly floured surface, cover with a clean towel and allow to rest for 10 minutes.
~Roll Dough out into a 17×10 inch rectangle.
~Spread with softened butter.
~Sprinkle evenly with brown sugar.
~Sprinkle evenly with butterfinger bits.
~Roll up dough a little tight, beginning with long side.
~Grease a 9×13 inch pan (I use a little larger pan)
~Slice into 16 1-inch slices and place in prepared pan.
~Cover with a clean damp towel and allow to rise untiled double about 1 hour.
~Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
~Bake for 20 minutes or until done.
~In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, and milk until smooth (add a few more drops of milk if needed).
~Spread on warm rolls.