Recipes and Cooking Easy Cinnamon Rolls Be the first to rate & review! By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on January 25, 2013 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 25 mins Rise Time: 1 hrs Bake Time: 25 mins Cool Time: 5 mins Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 16 Yield: 16 rolls Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ½ cup packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 2 16 ounce loaves frozen white bread dough or sweet roll dough, thawed 3 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted ¾ cup raisins (optional) 1 recipe Icing Icing 1 ½ cup powdered sugar ½ teaspoon vanilla Milk Directions Grease a 13x9x2-inch baking pan; set aside. In a small bowl stir together brown sugar and cinnamon; set aside. On a lightly floured surface, roll each loaf of dough into a 12x8-inch rectangle, stopping occasionally to let dough relax, if necessary. Brush dough rectangles with melted butter; sprinkle with brown sugar-cinnamon mixture. If desired, sprinkle with raisins. Starting from a short side, roll up each dough rectangle into a spiral. Pinch dough to seal seams. Slice each dough spiral into eight equal pieces. Arrange dough slices in prepared baking pan. Cover; let rise in a warm place until nearly double in size (about 1 hour). Preheat oven to 375°F. Use a greased toothpick to break any surface bubbles in rolls. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until rolls are golden brown and sound hollow when gently tapped. If necessary to prevent overbrowning, cover rolls with foil for the last 10 minutes of baking. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 5 minutes; remove from pan. Drizzle with Icing. Serve warm. Icing In a small bowl stir together powdered sugar, vanilla, and enough milk to reach drizzling consistency. Make-Ahead Tip: Prepare as directed through Step 2. Cover with oiled waxed paper, then with plastic wrap. Chill for at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours. Before baking, let rolls stand, covered, for 1 hour at room temperature. Uncover and bake as directed in Step 3. Caramel-Pecan Rolls: Prepare Easy Cinnamon Rolls as directed, except generously grease the pan and line with parchment paper or nonstick foil. In a small bowl stir together 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar and 1/3 cup whipping cream; pour evenly into prepared pan, spreading gently. Sprinkle 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans evenly over mixture. Arrange dough slices on top of mixture in baking pan. Continue as directed.Per roll: 336 cal., 11 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 0 g trans fat, 13 mg chol., 286 mg sodium, 55 g carbo., 1 g fiber, 4 g pro.Daily Values: 3% vit. A, 4% calcium, 10% ironExchanges: 1 Starch, 2 1/2 Other Carbo., 2 Fat Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 235 Calories 4g Fat 45g Carbs 3g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 16 Calories 235 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4g 5% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 6mg 2% Sodium 284mg 12% Total Carbohydrate 45g 16% Total Sugars 20g Protein 3g Calcium 30.3mg 2% Iron 1.6mg 9% Potassium 14mg 0% Folate, total 48.4mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.