Friday, March 2, 2012

Jiffy Cinnamon Rolls

Have you ever wanted cinnamon rolls but didn't have the time to make them? Well my husband found a recipe for no-yeast cinnamon rolls that don't require raising time. They are basically made with a biscuit type dough, so they don't have the same texture as a regular cinnamon roll, but they are still super good.


The recipe is from allrecipes.com.

Here's the step by step:
Start by combining butter, brown sugar and cinnamon in  a bowl.

 

Place 1 teaspoon in each muffin cup. Reserve the rest for filling.


Cut butter into flour, sugar, baking powder and salt until crumbly.


Add milk and stir.


Knead a few times on floured surface. {I had a little helper when I was making these and she decided to try the dough.}


Roll out dough.


Spread filling on top.


Roll up.


Cut into 12 cinnamon rolls. {My 2 year old had fun counting them}


Place in muffin tins.


Bake and turn out onto wire rack. I placed a pan under to catch drips.


Frost while still warm.


I think they are best when eaten warm from the oven.


You can find the recipe here. I didn't add the currants and I used my own cream cheese frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/4 c. margarine, softened
2 t. milk
1 t. vanilla
4 c. powdered sugar

Try them out and let me know what you think.


17 comments :

  1. Those look good and not too complicated. Why did you have to post this before I've had breakfast though? Now my yogurt doesn't sound quit as good ;)

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  2. I've made a similar recipe and they were amazing!

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  3. These sound so yummy. I love simple recipes like these. I will have to pin these to try this month:>

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  4. Seriously?! These look like they are to die for. When you get a chance stop on over to http://thenymelrosefamily.blogspot.com/2012/03/liebster-blog-award.html. I've awarded you the Liebster Blog Award!

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  5. OH MY!! I gained 5 lbs just looking at them. LOL

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  6. thank you!! we would like to make this....and then eat it!! i have never used muffin tins...thanks for the new idea!!
    i am your newest follower..pls follow back if you can.

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  7. Love this recipe - even better, no eggs!!! I have a little one with an egg allergy, so I'm always looking for great egg-free recipes. I saw your share at SweetTalking Sunday @ The SweetTalk Shop. I'm a new follower! Have a great Sunday! Cheers ~ Mary (sweetlittlebluebird.com)

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  8. Such a great idea!! They look awesome and so perfect for a morning where you don't have time for all the rising

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  9. I love this recipe! I want to try it bad! Thanks for linking up last week! I wanted to let you know that we featured you on our Naturally-Nifty lInky Party this week! Stop by and check it our and pick up a featured button to put on your blog!

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  10. These look soo delish and simple to make! I know what my family's having for dessert tonight :))

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  11. I'm craving cinnamon rolls now! I'm a new follower and hope you'll stop by my brand new blog if you have a minute. I'd love to have you follow me, too:) Thanks!

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  13. Rachel! These are going to be featured at Dwell on Joy on Friday! Come by on Friday to check it out and link up!

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  14. WOW, those look amazing!! My daughter is requesting cinnamon rolls for breakfast this weekend, too! Will I be brave enough to try homemade in just two days??? : ) THey do look worth it : )

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  15. i want these for breakfast!! sooo yummy looking! thanks for linking up!

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  17. Yummy! I am all for quick and tasty. Thanks for sharing with us at Link It Up Thursday.

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