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Healthier Clone of a Cinnabon

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"Who doesn't love a Cinnabon? These taste so yummy but I always look for a way to make things a little healthier without changing the taste. I just spread a little less butter and use Neufchatel cheese and this recipe still tastes great."
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Ingredients

3 h servings 488 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (12 rolls)

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  1. Place milk, eggs, margarine, bread flour, white sugar, and yeast in the pan of bread machine in recommended order by manufacturer. Select dough cycle; press Start.
  2. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface after it has doubled in size. Cover and let rest for 10 minutes. Combine brown sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl.
  3. Roll dough into a 16x21-inch rectangle. Spread dough with 2 tablespoons butter and sprinkle evenly with sugar mixture. Roll up dough and cut into 12 rolls. Place rolls in a lightly greased 9x13-inch baking pan. Cover and let rest until nearly doubled, about 30 minutes.
  4. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  5. Bake rolls in preheated oven until golden brown, about 15 minutes.
  6. Beat together Neufchatel cheese, 1/4 cup butter, confectioner's sugar, and vanilla extract in a small bowl. Spread frosting on warm rolls before serving.

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Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 488 calories; 14.6 g fat; 81.3 g carbohydrates; 9.1 g protein; 53 mg cholesterol; 154 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Cinnamon rolls never disappoint, and this recipe is no different. I don’t use a bread machine, so I proofed the yeast in the milk, added the rest of the ingredients, with the exception of the f...

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my dough seemed a little tough and I've made the Clone of a Cinnabon recipe many times with great success.....shouldn't there be some salt in this recipe??

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Cinnamon rolls never disappoint, and this recipe is no different. I don’t use a bread machine, so I proofed the yeast in the milk, added the rest of the ingredients, with the exception of the f...

Excellent! I cut corners by using Rhodes frozen whole wheat bread loaf and using 2/3 the cinnamon/brown sugar mix inside. There was plenty of sugar already for the Rhodes size loaf ... Turne...

Amazing recipe, tastes like a full fat version. So good! Soft fluffy bread and a beautiful filling. Tastes excellent straight from the oven with all the icing still hot. Tastes great the next da...

I loved how these came out! The only thing I did differently, was use Fage greek yogurt instead of cream cheese(didn't have any) in the icing. It had the perfect texture and flavor! Also used a ...

I could not have used the full 4.5 cups of flour without ruining it.

so good!

my dough seemed a little tough and I've made the Clone of a Cinnabon recipe many times with great success.....shouldn't there be some salt in this recipe??

It was ok. Not much "healthier" really. One person rated this recipe 5 stars without even having made the dough - but used store-bought frozen bread...if you're not going to make the actual reci...

I just got done maling the "clone" cinnabon omg this is right on .From one cook to another "JOB WELL DONE" Thank You So Much Laura