Cinnamon Rolls

These are a little bit of trouble to prepare, but well worth it – they are yummy! If you like you can sprinkle some raisins and/or nuts over the filling before rolling up the roll. The icing on the top is optional, or you can replace it with a cream cheese frosting.

Cinnamon Rolls
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Quick bread cinnamon rolls.
Recipe type: Brunch
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12
  • ⅓ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • ⅔ cup milk
  • ½ cup icing (confectioners) sugar
  • milk or cream
  1. Cream butter, brown sugar and cinnamon together. Set aside.
  1. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in food processor bowl. Cut in butter until crumbly. (Or prepare by hand with a pastry blender.)
  2. Whisk egg and milk together. Add all at once to the dry ingredients and whirl briefly to combine.
  3. Turn dough out onto a floured surface and roll or pat into a 9 or 10 inch square. Spread filling over, and roll up like a jelly roll. Cut into 12 slices.
  4. Arrange rolls in a greased 9 inch square baking pan. Bake at 400 degrees F. for 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from pan.
  1. Combine icing sugar with enough milk or cream to make a thin glaze. Drizzle over the rolls.


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