Copycat Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

Have you ever tried something so delicious you can barely stand it…and something that you’re even more shocked that you actually made.  This is one of those recipes.  When you make this Cinnabon Cinnamon Roll Recipe, you’ll feel like you’ve died and gone to heaven.

I love me some Cinnabon. Seriously, Cinnabon cinnamon rolls are one of my favorite guilty pleasures which is why this Cinnabon recipe is such a game-changer. If you want Cinnabon at home, you’ll want to whip up this copycat Cinnabon recipe.

These copycat Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls might even be better than the ones you get at Cinnabon! They are ooey, gooey, and delicous


Cinnabon Dough Ingredients

  • 1 (1/4 ounce) package active dry yeast
  • 1 cup warm milk
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ⅓ cup softened butter
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 cups flour

Cinnamon Rolls Filling Ingredients

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp cinnamon
  • ⅓ cup butter, softened

Cinnabon Icing Ingredients {You can double this recipe is you want more icing!}

  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 1½ cups powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup cream cheese
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • ⅛ tsp salt

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Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

To start the rolls, dissolve the yeast in the warm milk in a large bowl.

In a separate bowl, add sugar, butter, salt, eggs, and flour, mix well.

Pour the milk/yeast mixture in the bowl and mix.  If using a stand mixer you will want to use the dough hook. Mix well until well incorporated.

Place dough into an oiled bowl, cover and let rise in a warm place about 1 hour or until the dough has doubled in size.

Roll the dough out on a silicon mat or lightly floured surface, until it is approx 16-18 inches long by 12 inches wide. It should be approx ¼ inch thick.

Make the Copycat Cinnabon Filling And Add To The Cinnamon Rolls

To make the cinnamon filling, combine the butter, brown sugar and cinnamon in a bowl.

Spread the mixture evenly over the surface of the dough. If you prefer, you can spread the butter first on the dough and then the brown sugar and cinnamon mixture.

Back To Making The Best Homemade Cinnamon Rolls…

Carefully starting from the long edge, roll the dough down to the bottom edge. The roll should be about 18 inches in length. Cut the roll into 1½ inch slices.

Place the cut rolls into an oiled 13×9 inch pan Cover them with a damp towel. Let them rise again for another 30 minutes until they double in size.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown. (Prepare for your house to smell AH-MAY-ZING!)

While the rolls are baking, mix all icing ingredients and beat well with an electric mixer until fluffy.

Enjoy !

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