Sweet Potato Cinnamon Rolls

Marilyn Bowser


These are my answer to a husband who will not eat vegetables. They are light flavorful and can be made with sugar or a sugar subsitute. Everyone loves these with a cup of coffee or tea they are the best!


★★★★★ 2 votes

4 Hr
25 Min


  • 1 1/2 c
    mashed sweet potatoes (cooled)
  • 1/2 stick
  • 1 c
    sweet potato water saved from potatoes
  • 1 c
    1/2 and 1/2 ( milk may be used instead)
  • 2 Tbsp
    active dry yeast
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    sugar or sugar substitute
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 5 1/2-61/2 c
    all purpose flour

  • 1/4 c
    sugar or sugar substitute
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/2 stick

How to Make Sweet Potato Cinnamon Rolls


  1. Place mashed sweet potatoes in bowl of stand mixer
  2. Add sofenened 1/2 stick of butter and combine
  3. Slightly warm the liquids and molasses and spinkle on yeast and stir and let sit 1-2 minutes
  4. Pour yeast liquids over sweet potato mixture and combine
  5. Add salt baking powder and sugar and mix
  6. Mix flour in 1 cup at a time (dough will still be a bit sticky)
  7. Replace mixing blade and attach dough hook
    knead with dough hook for 10 minutes
  8. take dough hook out and cover bowl let rise in warm place about 1 1/2 hours.
  9. When dough has doubled flour hands and remove from bowl the dump on floured board and roll out
    to approx 12by13 inch size
  10. spread on butter, sugar, and cinnamon- roll up and cut in 12 equal slices
  11. Place in greaded 13x9 inch pan / cover and let rise till doubled
  12. Bake in a 350 degreed F preheated oven for 25 minutes.

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About Sweet Potato Cinnamon Rolls

Course/Dish: Breads, Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: Eastern European
Hashtags: #sweet, #Rolls

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