Homemade Cinnamon Rolls {with Cream Cheese Icing}
Homemade Cinnamon Rolls {with Cream Cheese Icing}
Prep Time
1 hr 30 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
1 hr 50 mins
 

Fluffy homemade yeast dough rolled up with gooey layers of buttery cinnamon sugar and topped with melt in your mouth Cream Cheese Icing!  Homemade Cinnamon Rolls {with Cream Cheese Icing} are the perfect way to get them out of bed in the morning!

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 18 Rolls
Calories: 342 kcal
Author: Nicole Crocker
Ingredients
For the dough
  • 1 ,1/4 ounce package Dry yeast
  • 1 Cup Warm milk
  • 1/2 Cup Granulated sugar
  • 1/3 Cup Unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 4 Cups Flour
For the filling
  • 1 Cup Brown sugar ,packed
  • 2 Tablespoons Cinnamon
  • 1/3 Cup Unsalted butter ,softened
For the icing
  • 8 Tablespoons Unsalted butter ,softened
  • 1 1/2 Cups Powdered sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Cream cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1/8 teaspoon Salt
Instructions
For the dough
  1. Dissolve the yeast in the warm milk in a large bowl.
  2. Add sugar, butter, salt, eggs, and flour, mix well.
  3. Knead the dough into a large ball, using your hands dusted lightly with flour.
  4. Put in a bowl, cover and let rise in a warm place about 1 hour or until the dough has doubled in size.
  5. Roll the dough out on a lightly floured surface, until it is about 21 inches long by 16 inches wide.
  6. It should be about 1/4 inch thick.
  7. Preheat oven to 400 Degrees F.
Make the filling
  1. Combine the brown sugar and cinnamon in a bowl.
  2. Spread the softened butter over the surface of the dough, then sprinkle the brown sugar and cinnamon evenly over the surface.
  3. Working carefully, from the long edge, roll the dough down to the bottom edge.
  4. Cut the dough into 1 3/4 inch slices, and place in a lightly greased baking pan.
  5. We used a 9x11 baking pan.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until light golden brown.
For the icing
  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium mixing bowl and beat with hand mixer on high until smooth and creamy.
  2. Spread icing over slightly cooled rolls and serve!
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Cinnamon Rolls {with Cream Cheese Icing}
Amount Per Serving
Calories 342 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 56mg 19%
Sodium 175mg 7%
Potassium 79mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 50g 17%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 28g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 9.2%
Calcium 4.8%
Iron 8.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.