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Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

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Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

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  • 1 cup milk (warm, 105-115 degrees F)
  • 2 1/2 tsp. 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 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter (almost melted)
  • 1 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 2 Tbsp. cinnamon
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 11 oz. cream cheese (softened)
  • 2/3 cup butter (softened)
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. 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.


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    Claudja 19 hours ago
    Great recipe! Delish!
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    yaga flaga a month ago
    I’ve made these a few times, they came out perfect every time
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    justiss7 justiss7 3 months ago
    Awesome! And easy to make love it
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    Monju 4 months ago
    Easy recipe. The dough rolls out Very easily. Taste great!
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    Kristine 9 months ago
    I made a semi homemade version of these which reduced the prep time. I used the box mix called Hot Roll by Pillsbury. Did the double rise as instructed. I used only 2 Tbls of half and half at bake time. Used the recipe frosting instructions, could probably reduce to 1/2 a recipe of frosting for next time. Baked as listed at 375 for 22 minutes. Perfect!
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    Annaliese Hancher 10 months ago
    It was very good and my family loved them.
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    Lexi a year ago
    Best cinnamon roll recipe! (I’ve tried quite a few and this is by far my favorite). I added pecans and raisins to a few for a family gathering and they loved them!
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    Mrs. Shin a year ago
    Oh my goodness.....This was my very first time making Cinnamon Rolls. My very first time making dough...and these came out amazing! So soft and light, rich and flavorful. Believe all the other reviews. So good!
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    Arahant a year ago
    this was the best recipe!! the heavy cream made it
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    Maddy 2 years 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!!!
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    AGibson107 2 years 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!
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    Michelle Tarver 2 years 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.
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    James Allsopp 2 years ago
    Before icing in picture. Turned out perfect. Best recipe and this is a foodie talking here! The heavy cream adds an element of an oozy sauce that is amazing!
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    tiffany 2 years 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.
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    Samantha 2 years 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.
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    Stephana Robinson 2 years ago
    Best cinnamon rolls I've ever had. Hands down. Will use this and only this recipe from now on!
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    Angee P 2 years ago
    I would never have thought of the heavy cream thing, omg, made all the difference. Loved the recipe!
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    Shelly Reynolds 2 years 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!
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    Craig Snow 2 years ago
    Very good guidelines, these turned out fantastic. Ready to make more and get creative with the filling and icing.
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    Hannah Bunting 2 years 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!
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    Jessica Havalo 2 years 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.
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    Johnston 2 years 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.
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    Mari 2 years 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!
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    E 3 years 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!!!
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    Kay Green 4 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!
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    Armanda Benites 4 years ago
    Amazing recipe! Always a hit in my house I have made this several times now
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    Kara 4 years ago
    So Yummy! Will make again...and again!