Mock Cinnabon Rolls

Laura Yoder


This recipe is an all day event that is well worth the time and effort. One taste and you'll know what I mean. DELICIOUS!


★★★★☆ 2 votes

20 Min


  • 1/2 c
    warm water
  • 2 pkg
    active dry yeast
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    melted butter
  • 2 large
  • 1 tsp
  • 6 c
  • 1 small
    box vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 2 c

  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp

  • 1 c
    softened butter
  • 2 c
    light brown sugar
  • 4 Tbsp
    ground cinnamon

How to Make Mock Cinnabon Rolls


  1. In a bowl, combine water,yeast and sugar. Stir until disolved. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, mix pudding mix with milk according to package directions. Add melted butter, lightly beaten eggs and salt. Mix well then add yeast mixture. Blend well.
  3. Gradually add flour; knead until smooth. Place in a large buttered bowl. Cover with clean cloth and let rise until doubled in size.
  4. Punch down dough and let rise again.
  5. After second rise, roll out on floured board into a large rectangle (34"x21"). Take 1 cup of soft butter and spread over surface. In bowl, mix 2 cups brown sugar and 4 heaping teaspoons of cinnamon. Sprinkle over top. Roll up very tightly. With a knife, put a notch every 2" then cut rolls with string or knife.
  6. Place on a large cookie sheet sprayed with cooking spray 2" apart. Press down each roll with palm of hand. Cover and let rise until double in size again.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes. Remove when they start to turn golden. DO NOT OVER BAKE.
    Frost warm rolls with cream cheese frosting.

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About Mock Cinnabon Rolls

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #sweet, #cinnamon, #Rolls

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