Food: The Sweet Smell of Success

Lofty cinnamon rolls are the latest snack fad

Fed up with chocolate chip cookies, frozen yogurt, oversize muffins and all the other sweet and faddish snacks? Then you might consider cinnamon rolls, perhaps the ultimate in sugary binges. Now taking defenseless nibblers by storm in the shopping malls of the Midwest, South and Far West, these huge pinwheels of thick dough enfold gluey cinnamon, butter (or one of the more or less convincing substitutes) and enough sugar to create a sticky, candied mass. Measuring from two to five inches in both height and diameter and weighing in at about half a pound each, the buns suggest great spiraled coliseums...

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