A quick and easy cinnamon roll recipe that doesn't involve making the dough.

Britt
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

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  • Unroll crescent roll dough onto a silicone baking mat or lightly greased work surface and separate into 4 rectangles; firmly press diagonal perforations with your fingers to smooth them out.

  • Mix brown sugar and cinnamon together in a small bowl; sprinkle mixture evenly over rectangles.

  • Roll each rectangle into a log starting from the longer side; cut each log into 1/2-inch thick slices. Arrange mini cinnamon rolls close to one another on the baking sheet.

  • Bake the mini cinnamon rolls in the preheated oven until golden, 10 to 13 minutes. Transfer baked rolls to a plate and set aside to cool for 1 minute.

  • Combine the confectioners' sugar, milk, and vanilla extract together in a small bowl to make a smooth icing. Pour icing over warm rolls.

Partner Tip

Reynolds® parchment can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.

Nutrition Facts

128 calories; 3.1 g total fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 114 mg sodium. 24.2 g carbohydrates; 1.1 g protein; Full Nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
01/24/2016
I was craving cinnamon rolls but didn't want to spend a ton of time on them and happened to have crescent rolls. This is so delicious and so easy! As the other reviewer said definitely halve both the cinnamon-brown sugar mix and the icing mix. I didn't have dark brown sugar so I used light brown and it was amazing. Btw this amount was perfect for my family of four (2 kids 2 adults). Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
12/21/2017
It was a good recipe but the measurements seem to be a bit off. I did put butter on the whole rectangle I rolled out and just sprinkled on cinnamon and sugar. Rolled it back up and sliced. The time in the oven was perfect and the icing was good! Read More
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  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 3
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Rating: 5 stars
01/24/2016
I was craving cinnamon rolls but didn't want to spend a ton of time on them and happened to have crescent rolls. This is so delicious and so easy! As the other reviewer said definitely halve both the cinnamon-brown sugar mix and the icing mix. I didn't have dark brown sugar so I used light brown and it was amazing. Btw this amount was perfect for my family of four (2 kids 2 adults). Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/24/2016
I was craving cinnamon rolls but didn't want to spend a ton of time on them and happened to have crescent rolls. This is so delicious and so easy! As the other reviewer said definitely halve both the cinnamon-brown sugar mix and the icing mix. I didn't have dark brown sugar so I used light brown and it was amazing. Btw this amount was perfect for my family of four (2 kids 2 adults). Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/16/2015
These were super easy to throw together. I used two packages of crescents and had a ton of cinnamon and sugar left over. I would half that so there is not as much waste. I also cut the icing in half after realizing how much sugar mix I had leftover. I will definitely make these again when my kids are in need of a quick fix! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/03/2016
Super easy and very tasty! I used double the cresent rolls (so two tubes) with the amount of filling and frosting and it was perfect. I also divided the frosting into two bowls and added a little peanut butter to one half...so yummy! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/22/2016
5 stars with my modifications.:) The first time I made it I followed the recipe. The second time I improved it! -make sure crescent dough is cold and NOT getting to be room temperature -use the recipe creations sheets of dough instead of those for actual crescent rolls -the filling makes enough for TWO batches of rolls...do not overfill! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/20/2017
These are so good!!! And so easy it took a few minutes and I took the advice of the others and halved the brown sugar cinnamon filling. So much easier than making the dough like in the past and really not much of a difference in flavor. Great use of crescent dough. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
12/20/2017
It was a good recipe but the measurements seem to be a bit off. I did put butter on the whole rectangle I rolled out and just sprinkled on cinnamon and sugar. Rolled it back up and sliced. The time in the oven was perfect and the icing was good! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/06/2017
I made these last weekend and I had a little too much sugar in them. I could taste the graininess of the brown sugar. I'm going to make them again this weekend and use less brown sugar and maybe cream a little butter in with the brown sugar. Thanks for posting a super easy and delish cinnamon roll! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/25/2017
Good but too much sugar/cinnamon. Next time I will cut the brown sugar and cinnamon in half and add 3 tablespoons of butter. Also I rolled from the short end and cut each log into 3 rolls to make medium-sized buns. They worked much better that way. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/12/2017
Great little bites and just as good cold. Will definitely make them again Read More
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