In mixer bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add 1 Tbsp. sugar, salt and 2 cups flour to mixture. Beat well with mixer. Cover and set aside. Let sit overnight or for at least 5-6 hours.
Add beaten egg, 1/2 cup melted margarine and 2 cups sugar. Mix and add 3-4 cups flour. Knead very well.
Place in a greased bowl, cover and let rise until double in size, at least 1 hour.
Divide dough in half and roll out on floured surface into 6x16 inch rectangle. Cut into 1 inch strips. Dip into 1 cup melted margarine or butter and roll into mixture of 2 cups sugar and 1 tsp. cinnamon, and tie in knot.
Place into greased 9x13 inch pan or glass baking dish. Let rise 1 hour.
Bake 20 minutes at 375 or until golden brown. Frost with powdered sugar frosting, if desired. Makes 32 knots.
By Robin from Washington, IA
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