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Easy Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

The BEST cinnamon roll recipe! They melt in your mouth and are a sweet treat of soft fluff. These are perfect to make on a cozy morning or night. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Resting Dough45 mins
Total Time33 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breakfast, cinnamon rolls, dessert, sweet treat
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 280kcal


  • 2 Cups of Warm Water
  • 2 Packages of Active Dry Yeast find it in the baking aisle
  • 1/2 Cup of Sugar
  • 1/3 Cup of Melted Butter
  • 6 Cups of Flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Cup of Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 Stick of Butter salted or unsalted
  • Cinnamon sprinkle


Preheat oven to 350 degrees

  • Mix the 2 packages of active yeast and 2 cups of warm water (mix until it dissolves)
  • Add 1/3 cup of melted butter and 3 cups of flour, Mix
  • In a separate bowl: whisk 2 eggs, then add them to the 1st bowl and mix ingredients
  • Add remaining 3 cups of flour to your bowl (add 1 Tablespoon of water at a time, if its too hard to mix)
  • Cover the dough with a sheet of wax paper and towel on top
  • Let the dough sit in a warm area for 45 mins to rise (may take longer if it’s not if the area isn’t warm enough)
  • Once dough is ready….
  • Use your counter or lay our a pastry cloth and sprinkle flour on top
  • Roll out the dough
  • Melt 1/2 stick of butter and brush it onto the layer of rolled out dough
  • Spread 1 cup of brown sugar over the butter layer, the more the merrier!
  • Sprinkle your cinnamon all over the brown sugar layer, you can add as much as you’d like
  • Roll up the dough and slice into pieces (1 inch thick rolls)
  • Place rolls on a non-stick or greased pan
  • Bake for 13-18 mins, or until golden
  • Let them cool


Note: For extra gooey rolls, mix in a separate bowl these additional ingredients: 1 stick of melted butter, 1 cup of brown sugar, cinnamon and rub onto the top of the rolls before placing them in the oven.
Cinnamon Roll Icing Recipe
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 3-5 cups of powdered sugar (or more for consistency)
  • 4-6 Tablespoons of Milk
  • 1 Teaspoon of Vanilla
  1. Melt the butter in a microwave safe bowl
  2. Add the powdered sugar and mix
  3. Slowly add the milk and vanilla, mix
If you don’t like the consistency (too runny) add more powdered sugar, if it’s too thick..you can add more milk (1 tablespoon at a time).