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Cinnamon Rolls w/ Cream Cheese Frosting

These are the softest, most delicious cinnamon rolls you'll sink your teeth in to. The frosting that tops them off is out of this world. You're welcome.
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting, Cream Cheese Cinnamon Rolls
Prep Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 42 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 512 kcal
Author Yvonne


  • 1 cake 1 tbsp yeast
  • 1 c. hot water
  • 4 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 egg
  • 4 c. flour
  • 4 tbsp. oil
  • Butter melted
  • Sugar
  • Cinnamon
  • Powdered sugar


  • 1 8 oz pkg. cream cheese frosting, room temperature
  • 1 stick butter softened
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 c. powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp. milk


  1. Beat yeast, water, sugar, salt, egg, and 2 c. flour until smooth.

  2. Add oil and the other 2 c. flour. Mix well. Dough will be sticky.

  3. Put in greased bowl and let rise.

  4. Pat dough out on floured board until approx. 1/4 in. to 1/2 in. thick. Spread with butter. Sprinkle generously with sugar and cinnamon.

  5. Roll jelly-roll fashion; seal side. Cut approx. 1 in. thick; put on greased baking pan or in greased muffin pans. Let rise.

  6. Bake in 400 F oven for 12-15 minutes. Let cool slightly, then frost.

  7. For the frosting: in a mixer with a whisk attachment, beat together the cream cheese, butter and vanilla, until light and fluffy. Slowly add in the sugar and continue mixing until there are no lumps. Add milk to thin if necessary.
Nutrition Facts
Cinnamon Rolls w/ Cream Cheese Frosting
Amount Per Serving
Calories 512 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Cholesterol 14mg5%
Sodium 169mg7%
Potassium 89mg3%
Carbohydrates 104g35%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 43g48%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 20IU0%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 3.7mg21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.