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Cinnamon Bun Icing

Rated as 4.78 out of 5 Stars

"Really good icing for cinnamon buns. This recipes makes enough to cover 20 large rolls. You may want to divide it if you don't need so much."
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10 m servings 153
Original recipe yields 20 servings


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  1. In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, margarine, vanilla extract, confectioners' sugar and milk. Beat until creamy.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 153 calories; 8.4 19.1 0.9 12 86 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Super Creamy, easy and delicious. My family loved this recipe, beats all store bought cinnamon bun icings.

Most helpful critical review

This was just Ok. The sweetness overpower the cream cheesey taste that I had hoped for. Not bad if you really like sweet with a hint of cream cheese.

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Super Creamy, easy and delicious. My family loved this recipe, beats all store bought cinnamon bun icings.

I LOVE this recipe! I also add in some cinnamon that goes great with the cinnamon rolls!

YUMMY!! I needed some extra icing for those refrigerated cinnamon rolls (they never come with enough icing for me) and this was great. I didn't add the milk and cut the recipe in half, cause I...

I cut this in half and used butter instead of margerine and used a full teaspoon of vanilla. This worked out perfectly. Half a recipe was just right for twelve cinnamon rolls.....maybe just a to...

i cut this recipe in half to ice a huge monkey bread today. It was more than enough, but i couldnt stop eating it with my fingers. Its so yummy. would also make a great icing for carrot cake!...

It took me forever to find a recipe for cinnabons that actually tasted good!

I used this as the frosting for my pizza parlor cinnamon bread sticks. Super easy and very delicious. EDIT: I had some leftover from this and used it to dip strawberries. It was wonderful. I bet...

This icing is wonderful! My kids love it.I put it in the fridge for about 10 to 15 minutes because my marg. and creamcheese were too soft.

I loved it! It was perfect! It was sweet with a good amount of a cream cheese taste. Goes nicely with the 90 minute cinnamon rolls.