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Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

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  • 1 cup milk (warm, 105-115 degrees F)
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons instant dry yeast (I like Red Star Platinum)
  • 2 large eggs (at room temperature)
  • 1/3 cup butter (melted)
  • 4 1/2 cups flour (all-purpose)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter (almost melted)
  • 1 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 11 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 2/3 cup butter (softened)
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon maple extract (or vanilla)
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    Calories810Calories from Fat390
    Total Fat43g66%
    Saturated Fat25g125%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat390
    Total Carbohydrate100g33%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A30%
    Vitamin C2%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Maddy 3 months ago
    OMG THESES ARE SO GOOD!! This great because I didn’t have any dry yeast but I wanted to make cinnamon rolls and this worked perfectly! My mom even said they were better than the ones I made that had the dry yeast in it. Like go make them rn, RUN!!!
    AGibson107 4 months ago
    I bake cinnamon rolls fairly often and and these turned out great! I never thought about adding the heavy cream during baking, but it really made a difference in the texture of the rolls. My new go to recipe!
    Michelle Tarver 6 months ago
    They turned out perfect. Not as sweet as I thought they would be, which is good. Great with a cup of coffee on this cold Christmas morning.
    James Allsopp 6 months ago
    Before icing. Turned out perfect. Best recipe and this is a foodie talking here!
    tiffany 6 months ago
    🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽 this is one of the better recipes I've tried. Next time, I'll try 1/2 cup butter instead of 1/3 per the footnotes. Also, I used some bread flour I had on hand which is higher in protein than AP. Will do AP next time to see the difference! Overall excellent recipe! May add a bit more sugar to the icing. ❤ Worked perfectly kneading by hand.
    Samantha 6 months ago
    Legitimately the best cinnamon roll I have had in my entire life. I prefer this to Cinnabon. Didn’t have cream but used half and half for the gooey factor and it was delicious. I wouldn’t say they were AS gooey as Cinnabon with the half and half, but they were absolutely perfect. I don’t have a stand mixer so kneaded by hand, and it still worked perfectly. Will be making Christmas Eve for Christmas morning breakfast.
    Stephana Robinson 6 months ago
    Best cinnamon rolls I've ever had. Hands down. Will use this and only this recipe from now on!
    Angee P 7 months ago
    I would never have thought of the heavy cream thing, omg, made all the difference. Loved the recipe!
    Shelly Reynolds 8 months ago
    These turned out PERFECTLY. I honestly wouldn’t change a thing. The heavy cream in the pan is the trick. Make these for your people!
    Craig Snow 8 months ago
    Very good guidelines, these turned out fantastic. Ready to make more and get creative with the filling and icing.
    Hannah Bunting 8 months ago
    Even better than expected! Wow. We’re eating this as I type, and my mind is blown. I let it sit overnight too, and this came out perfect in the morning. I also was pretty lax on some of the steps, like letting it rise, and it’s perfect! Actually BETTER than Cinnabon! No dry spots!
    Jessica Havalo 9 months ago
    Super easy to follow. Loved that I could use my mixer for the dough! Absolutely delicious!! I skipped the second rising due to time and they still rose nicely.
    Johnston 9 months ago
    SO GOOD! My family loved this recipe and said it’s the best yet. I followed the recipe pretty close... but I’m not good at following strictly. Very friendly recipe. Very yummy recipe. Very close to a Cinnabon. I used a spring form pan to bake.
    Mari a year ago
    Yummy! I accidentally put too much butter in the dough (1 stick) but it turned out fine! These are sooo tasty and easy to make!
    E a year ago
    Amazing!!! I’m not a baker, but even for me the rolls turned out great—just perfect!! I’ll make this again very soon. Thank you!!!
    Kay Green 2 years ago
    Wonderful! My family loves them! made them fir Christmas breakfast and they were a big hit. I added some chopped pecans the second time, just great!
    Armanda Benites 3 years ago
    Amazing recipe! Always a hit in my house I have made this several times now
    Oberstadt 3 years ago
    So Yummy! Will make again...and again!