3 cups cooked medium grain rice
3 cups milk
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup butter
2 cinnamon sticks
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Ground cinnamon (optional)
Whipped cream (optional)
Combine rice, milk, sugar, butter and cinnamon sticks in 2-quart saucepan.
Cook over medium heat until thick and creamy (20 to 25 minutes), stirring frequently.
Remove from heat; remove cinnamon and stir in vanilla.
Sprinkle with cinnamon and top with whipped cream, if desired.