Crescent Roll Cinnamon Rolls


Making cinnamon rolls with crescent dough is the secret ingredient to making a quick and easy breakfast treat.

cinnamon rolls with glaze

BHG/Cara Cormack

Prep Time:
10 mins
Bake Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins

Flaky and delicious, these cinnamon crescent rolls taste just like homemade sweet rolls (in a fraction of the time!). Enjoy the crescent roll cinnamon rolls with a classic powdered sugar glaze or give it a zesty finish by using orange juice instead of milk to make it drizzling consistency.


  • 1 8 ounce package (8) refrigerated crescent rolls

  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

  • 2 tablespoon granulated sugar

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ cup powdered sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 - 2 teaspoon orange juice or milk


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease an 8x1-1/2- or 9x1-1/2-inch round baking pan; set aside. Unroll dough (do not separate); press perforations to seal. Brush dough with melted butter.

    Butter spread on top of rolled out crescent roll dough

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  2. In a small bowl, stir together the granulated sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over dough.

    crescent roll dough sprinkled with cinnamon sugar

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  3. Starting from a long side, roll up dough. Using a sharp knife, slice dough into 1-1/2-inch pieces. Arrange pieces, cut side up, in prepared pan, flattening each roll slightly.

    cinnamon rolls in a round baking pan

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  4. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until golden. Remove and cool rolls slightly in pan on a wire rack. Remove from pan. In a small bowl, stir together powdered sugar, vanilla, and enough orange juice or milk to make an icing of drizzling consistency.

    sugar glaze in a bowl

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  5. Drizzle over warm rolls. Serve warm.

    Crescent roll cinnamon rolls cooling on a baking rack

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

155 Calories
7g Fat
22g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 155
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 241mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0.6mg 3%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Potassium 69mg 1%

*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.

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