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Cinnamon Roll Recipes You'll Love

Let's be honest: Between their pretty swirls, lush icing, and intriguing aromas, homemade cinnamon rolls are practically irresistible. Here, we share the cinnamon roll love with both basic and inventive cinnamon roll recipes -- like cinnamon roll cupcakes, coffee cakes, and cobbler!


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    • Potato Cinnamon Rolls

      Shh ... we're about to let you in on a top secret: Cinnamon rolls are better when made with mashed potatoes. (That's right!) Not only do the spuds add moisture, but they also keep your rolls perfectly shaped.

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    • Lemon-Honey Sweet Rolls

      When life hands you lemons, squeeze them onto cinnamon rolls. Here, we mix the lip-puckering fruit with powdered sugar for a delectable icing that's sure to wake you up. Did we mention these buns are baked with honey?

    • Saturday Cinnamon Rolls

      Saturday morning never tasted so good. Bake these gooey brown sugar rolls the night before a big brunch or game. Raisins give them a chewy surprise.

    • Creamy Caramel-Pecan Rolls

      A mixture of powdered sugar and whipping cream sprinkled with pecans gives these cinnamon rolls a rich, creamy topping with a crunch. Add raisins for extra flavor.

    • Apple-Cinnamon Rolls

      Apples and cinnamon go together like PB and J. Unite the BFFs in a cinnamon roll recipe that's brimming with warm spiced apples and silky vanilla frosting.

    • Make-It-Mine Cinnamon Rolls

      Let the fun begin! Unleash your inner adventurer with build-your-own cinnamon rolls. This stellar recipe lets you pick and choose which flour, filling, icing, and shape you like best.

    • Nutty Honey Mini Rolls

      We love a good mini recipe, and these nutty honey rolls have "cute" written all over them. Best of all, they call for storebought chilled crescent rolls, making them a snap to prepare.

    • Peanut Butter Cinnamon Rolls

      No, PB-lovers, you're not dreaming. We just added your fave ingredient to this popular AM treat. Here, we use two hits of the sticky stuff -- one in the batter and one in the frosting.

    • Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes

      Cinnamon roll cupcakes? We're so in! These easy-to-make goodies pack all the essential flavors of cinnamon rolls -- and in an unbeatably adorable way.

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      Almond-Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Ring

      Upgrade this classic cinnamon roll recipe with a drizzle of savory cream cheese icing and a sprinkled of smooth toasted almonds. The bake-and-break breakfast roll is sure to start your day on a sweet note.

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      Apple-Cinnamon Pull-Apart Bread

      Apple and cinnamon do it again in this downright delicious pull-apart bread that's baked with fiber-filled walnuts and good-for-you flaxseeds. The recipe starts with purchased biscuits and finishes with a cool drizzle of creamy citrus icing.

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      Peach Cobbler with Cinnamon-Swirl Biscuits

      Bye-bye, biscuit topping; hello, cinnamon rolls! This surprising recipe mashup puts a fresh spin on Grandma-good peach cobbler by swapping out its signature topping for toasty sweet rolls.

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      Cinnamon Twists

      Put an elegant spin on classic cinnamon rolls by drizzling the dough with cinnamon roll icing, then cutting it into strips. Fold each strip in half and twist. The result: beautiful breakfast rolls perfect for a holiday brunch.

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      Cinnamon Fantans

      These cinnamon-walnut rolls bloom into impressive fans while rising and baking. The secret? A few snips with a knife or scissors to one side of each roll before rising.

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      Creamy Caramel-Crunch Rolls

      Spread our warm and gooey caramel mixture over frozen sweet roll dough for a quick cinnamon roll recipe. Sprinkle with honey-roasted peanuts and bake until golden brown.

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      Gingerbread Cinnamon Rolls

      Gingerbread lends its molasses-and-ginger appeal to this full-flavor cinnamon roll recipe. Drizzle the rolls with cinnamon glaze and garnish with sugared cranberries.

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      People-Pleasing Cinnamon Rolls

      You'll never guess what's in these rolls' sweet filling: orange zest, chocolate, raisins, and nuts. With a lineup like that, we couldn't resist if we tried.

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      Orange-Honey Sweet Rolls

      Made with good-for-you wheat germ, white whole wheat flour, nonfat milk powder, and raisins, these honey-sweetened rolls are a splurge you can feel good about sinking your teeth into.

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      Our Best-Ever Cinnamon Rolls

      Our best cinnamon roll recipe lives up to its name with a tender, flaky inside and filling that's just the right mix of sweet and spice. With tender pecans and golden raisins, this family favorite is bursting with flavor.

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      Sticky Buns

      Stirring creme fraiche into the dough makes this pull-apart sweet roll from chef Scott Peacock especially tender. A Medjool date and toasted pecan filling makes the homemade cinnamon roll recipe extra luscious.

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