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40 Best Cinnamon Rolls Recipes (All Types)

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When it comes to sweet treats, there are just certain types of goodies that you can crave anytime and gives you a drooling mouth when you see them. Cinnamon rolls are one of those treats. A warm dough covered in a generous amount of icing, glaze, or a drizzle of different flavors – heaven!

You will find almost all the flavored cinnamon roll recipes here. There are some for the expert baker and a few for the passionate home baker who needs some cinnamon roll deliciousness. Some require skill, and others go around it, but needless to say, any of these are worth the time.

1. Pizza Dough Cinnamon Rolls

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People sometimes opt out of making cinnamon rolls because of the time they take. With this recipe, you can make something that tastes professional and is made from scratch, but it will take you only one hour from start to finish. No need for kneading or rolling out dough.

Only buy pizza dough from the store (usually in the frozen section) and thaw when ready to use it. The cinnamon and brown sugar filling, topped with a homemade cream cheese topping, will undoubtedly allow for the fastest cinnamon rolls that are still amazing! The recipe yields nine medium to small-sized cinnamon rolls, allowing you to double or triple the recipe.

These are amazing for breakfast, a snack, or dessert.


  • Because you are using pizza dough, you can expect the texture to differ from a standard cinnamon roll.
  • The size will always be small to medium, as the packaged dough only allows for standard-sized pizza.

2. Quick Short-Cut Cinnamon Rolls

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These cinnamon rolls will make a baker with little time and patience very happy. Not everyone wants to wait out dough that needs to rise, and this recipe is kneading and yeast-free. It looks beautiful, smells amazing, and tastes like the real deal.

Serving size is a whopping 18 servings in a batch, and it only takes 40 minutes of your time. The cream cheese iced topping is optional, and the sweet tooth at the table can add their own.


  • The dough is sticky; thus, add a little flour until the consistency is less sticky and manageable.
  • The recipe can be divided in half, and you will still get the same quality with nine cinnamon rolls. Bake for 15 minutes instead of 20 minutes.

3. Gooey Cinnamon Rolls

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The one characteristic anyone wants in a cinnamon roll is gooeyness and sweetness. This recipe will exceed your expectations in these compartments. In addition, the recipe is easy to follow for beginners, even though resting, kneading, and rolling are involved.

The prep time can take up to 90 minutes, but taking care of the dough is essential if you want a fluffy result. The dripping frosting compliments the cinnamon sugar filling perfectly for a delicious, gooey cinnamon roll. The recipe yields 12 to 16 rolls depending on your desired size and thickness.


  • The butter, eggs, and cream cheese should be at room temperature. Thus, take them out 30 minutes before starting the recipe.
  • A brilliant plan for your dough to rise is to pre-heat the oven on low and switch it off when you insert it. This area is warm enough for the dough to rise in 15 minutes.

4. Secret Ingredient Cinnamon Rolls

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These cinnamon rolls are a very close mimic of Cinnabon’s rolls. However, they believe they have found the ultimate secret ingredient that gives the syrup-like, moist, and rich texture and taste of the cinnamon rolls – heavy cream. The recipe stipulates that you pour heavy cream over the rolls before baking.

This way, the cream forms a puddle in the bottom of the pan, leading to the rolls absorbing the cream and adding to the moisture you then experience in the end product.


  • You can substitute the heavy cream with whole cream milk, coconut cream, or coffee creamer. The key is the high-fat content. Thus, you can use 2% milk, but it will give a different result.
  • The frosting glaze is even better when you add a little cinnamon to make a cinnamon glaze.

5. Vegan Whole Wheat Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls

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These vegan whole wheat chocolate cinnamon rolls with an orange and pistachio nut frosting are a mouthful, literally and figuratively, because you won’t be able to help yourself. To make it vegan, you will need coconut milk, coconut sugar, and coconut oil. The filling is a delicious hazelnut and chocolate spread you can buy in any store or make your filling.

The orange topping is the perfect ending to make these cinnamon rolls recipe one you must try. The recipe yields nine delicious medium-sized cinnamon rolls.


  • Suppose you are buying a chocolate nut spread; ensure the ingredients are all vegan if this is something you want. Otherwise, you can make your filling.

6. Standard Vegan Cinnamon Rolls

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The perfect combination of vegan ingredients to give you the beloved cinnamon roll everyone knows and loves. Almond milk, vegan butter, and organic sugar are some of the vegan ingredients you will need. The dough needs two resting times, one for an hour and the second for 30 minutes.

These times are for the dough to rise and become the meal’s star. The sweet drizzle exists out of almond milk, powdered sugar, and vanilla to give you that sweet kick in a vegan style.

7. Banana Bread Cinnamon Rolls

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These banana bread cinnamon rolls are easy to make, have no resting time, and taste delicious! You can add the banana flavor with one banana or bump it up by adding two to the dough batter. There is no yeast and, thus, no rising time.

The filling is standard butter, sugar, and cinnamon with a pinch of nutmeg, but you can add nuts if you want. The frosting is a cream cheese, sugar, and milk combination that will melt over hot banana cinnamon rolls.


  • Do not add nuts to any part of the recipe if one of your guests has a nut allergy.
  • You can make the recipe vegan by replacing the ingredients with vegan ones like vegan buttercream and vegan butter.

8. Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Rolls

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Pumpkin spice-flavored goods are always a hit. These cinnamon rolls are the perfect pumpkin spice flavor, not too overpowering, but just enough to get a good amount of flavor. The spice flavor combines cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger, and you will add this to the filling.

The pumpkin flavor is in the batter of the dough, and you will get it from canned pumpkin purée. The rest of the recipe is pretty standard, and the dough uses active yeast; thus, resting is applicable. The recipe gives you specific steps and pictures; a beginner can also follow the recipe.


  • Opt for pumpkin purée instead of fresh pumpkin. This will add to your preparation time which is already extensive, and the moisture content will differ from the puréed version. In addition, this will lead to compromised quantities of the other ingredients.

9. Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls With Chocolate Glaze

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Most people with a sweet tooth will fall in love with these chocolate cinnamon rolls. However, chocolate rolls, filling, and topping might sound overly sweet. Still, you will find it perfect with the correct balance and salted butter.

The dough only needs 10 minutes to rest before rolling it out. The filling includes cinnamon, cacao, and sugar mixture, covering the layer of salted butter and topped with milk chocolate pieces. The topping is whipped cream mixed with cacao and powdered sugar.


  • The chocolate best to use with this recipe would be a milk chocolate bar for baking, broken in pieces. These bars only melt somewhat, leaving small chocolate pieces when you bite into the warm chocolaty sensation.

10. Lindt Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls

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To get the fantastic smell of cinnamon rolls from the kitchen, only to find Lindt chocolate-filled cinnamon rolls, is quite the surprise you can give a family member. Of course, the recipe needs the dough to rest for two hours, but think about the result then it will be worth it. The best Lindt chocolate for these cinnamon rolls is the Lindt Dark Chocolate and Sea Salt slabs.

You will need two slabs to ensure the filling has enough kick when you take a bite. The recipe will make 15 servings.

11. Keto Cinnamon Rolls

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These cinnamon rolls will relieve any health enthusiast when they realize they can also share in the good stuff without ruining their healthy eating plan. These cinnamon rolls are low-carb and sugar-free and taste amazing! One of the ingredients for the dough is mozzarella cheese, and no, you read it right.

This secret gives the dough a higher fat content, making the rolls fluffy and moist. One serving only has 94 kcal, and if you are calorie counting, these can fit into your week easily.


  • Opt for store-bought shredded mozzarella instead of shredding your own. Those are already dry and have little moisture, which won’t influence the balance of ingredients.

12. Nutty Cinnamon Rolls

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A favorite ingredient for cinnamon rolls is to add a crunchy element like nuts. This recipe permits you to add a generous portion of chopped pecan or walnuts to the mixture of the filling. Then, of course, you can always add a sprinkle of nuts on top of the icing to finish off the nutty cinnamon roll look.

The recipe makes 12 large cinnamon rolls, and the twist of a nutty filling brings texture and freshness to a standard cinnamon roll. The vanilla bean in the frosting also brings something else to the table, with a more prominent flavor and beautiful speckles of vanilla on top of the cinnamon roll.


  • If you cannot find vanilla bean caviar, you can also use the paste from a vanilla bean.

13. Carrot Cake Cinnamon Rolls

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Adding veggies to a cinnamon roll might make you feel less guilty for eating more than your share. These sweet carrot cake cinnamon rolls are complimented with the perfect mascarpone topping. You will need shredded carrots, mainly used for the filling, but you can add a little to the batter if you like.

The carrot is spread over the filling that has cinnamon, sugar, and spices as the main ingredients. Baking will enhance the carrot flavor, bringing these carrot cake cinnamon rolls to life! Top it off with the incredible abundance of mascarpone icing, and mark this as one of the best cinnamon rolls you will ever eat.

14. Red Velvet Cinnamon Rolls

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While on the veggie cinnamon roll train, why not add beetroot to these sweet treats and make them red velvet? Some despise the taste of beets but love red velvet cake! Well, most things are better when they are sweet.

This recipe uses red velvet cake premix, minimizing the time spent in the kitchen; as we already know, cinnamon rolls take up time. If you want to make red velvet from scratch, you can find a red velvet cake recipe here, but I cannot guarantee that it will work with this recipe. Nonetheless, these red velvet cinnamon rolls might just become your new favorite.

The all-time friend of red velvet cake is cream cheese. This recipe marries the two again, bringing you a lovely sweet combination partnered with cinnamon sweetness.

15. Rainbow Cinnamon Rolls

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These are great cinnamon rolls to add to a themed party or when you need to bring a little color to the table. The recipe is pretty basic, but colored sugar and sprinkles will make them attractive and different in their own way. The filling requires you to spread the butter over the rolled-out dough and add as many colors as you wish.

Next, you add a strip of colored sugar from top to bottom, repeating the step for the entire sheet of dough, rolling the dough, and creating a rainbow of colors in the finished product.


  • You can add sprinkles matching the colored sugar strip in your filling. This will enhance the color and give the rolls a little texture.

16. Big Giant Cinnamon Rolls

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The only thing better than a cinnamon roll is a giant one! This recipe gives you guidelines to make a batch of 8 giant cinnamon rolls. It promises to be moist, fluffy and smothered in frosting.

The recipe also offers guidelines to help beginners with yeast and how to use it. These giant rolls can be frozen and saved for two months. The clear instructions will help you serve cinnamon rolls made a few weeks back and taste like today’s baking.


  • You can substitute the buttermilk for lower-fat or non-dairy milk alternatives but go for something other than a fat-free option.

17. Oreo Cinnamon Rolls

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Like some people love chocolate; others cannot get enough Oreo cookies. There is just something about them that is addictive and too good to get tired of. These cinnamon rolls with Oreos will tickle your fancy on another level.

The signature of an Oreo cinnamon roll is, first, the Oreo pieces and, secondly, the dark black color of the filling. To get this dark color, you will need black cocoa powder. The rest is broken Oreo biscuits crumbled over the dough and then ready to roll up.

The perfect ending to these rolls is the vanilla glaze drizzle over the top.

18. Peach Crumble Cinnamon Rolls

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A peach crumbles cinnamon roll might be the best-smelling baked goods you could ever smell. They are jam-packed with a filling that promises to satisfy your taste buds and won’t disappoint. A double filling, with the first being a crumble filling, with oats, sugar, cinnamon, and butter as the main ingredients.

You will use this crumble in the filing and the topping. The second filling mixture is ripe peaches, cinnamon, and sugar, apart from other ingredients. The double filing gives this fantastic mixture of peach crumble, packed with flavor.

The 16 servings the recipe yields might only be enough for a few people.


  • These can be gooey, and you must be careful when transferring a cinnamon roll from the pan to the plate to ensure it doesn’t fall apart.

19. Gingerbread Cinnamon Rolls

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The best time to make these would be the festive season. Nothing says it better than gingerbread cinnamon rolls. The recipe uses quick-rise yeast, which will make your time in the kitchen a little less as the dough will rise more quickly.

The spicy gingerbread flavor of the filling is key to this recipe. Ingredients like molasses syrup, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, sugar, and butter form the gooey inside of these rolls. The cream cheese topping is the perfect choice to break the strong taste from the filling just enough to give you the best holiday cinnamon roll.

20. Bunny Cinnamon Rolls

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Time to get your creative side to work. These cinnamon rolls in the shape of bunnies can be the centerpiece of many events, from Easter brunch to a birthday party or baby shower. The recipe is a standard, delicious cinnamon roll recipe with a twist in the shape of the rolls.

When rolling the individual rolls, use the last two to five inches to form bunny ears. The icing will create the face of the bunny, and you can build the facial features out of candies, colored icing, or food gels.

21. Sweet Potato Cinnamon Rolls

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Apart from being a superfood, sweet potatoes can really be tasty in the form of cinnamon rolls. These beautiful, orange-hued cinnamon rolls are yummy, not too sweet, but have enough sweetness to be worthy. Also, with sweet potato and maple syrup being natural sugars, there is no need for refined sugar.

No yeast is necessary for this recipe; thus no resting time and less time spent in the kitchen. The recipe will take less than an hour to make, which is ideal for anyone not keen on baking but will do anything for cinnamon rolls. After that, you can decide on an iced topping of your choice.

22. Blueberry Cinnamon Rolls

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Cinnamon rolls can only be better when you add blueberries. This recipe indeed gives you a reason to try a blueberry cinnamon roll. The recipe is standard, with a cinnamon sugar and butter filling.

The twist comes in when you add the beautifully colored blueberry sauce to the cinnamon filling. The blueberry sauce has fresh blueberries, orange juice, and sugar. These filled cinnamon rolls are juicy and moist and don’t need a topping.

If you want to add a glaze, the recipe suggests a lemon glaze which goes well with the blueberry flavors. A must-try!

23. Strawberry Cinnamon Rolls With Lemon Glaze

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You can never go wrong with adding strawberries to something sweet. Cinnamon rolls are one of those treats. The recipe calls for a specific premixed strawberry topping and filling.

Still, you can make your own from fresh strawberries or use any other strawberry jam or filling. The lemon glaze partners perfectly with the strawberry flavor and are easy to make. Add the icing when you remove the rolls from the oven.

The recipe yields 12 fluffy cinnamon rolls that will fill your mouth with a strawberry sensation with every bite.

24. Nutella Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon roll with cream sugar and a lot of nutella.

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This recipe will help those scared to make cinnamon rolls to dip their toes in the pool. The recipe uses canned dough, which takes all the effort out of cinnamon roll baking and reduces the time you have to spend in the kitchen. Most of us hold Nutella dear to our hearts, or shall I say, sweet teeth.

It gives that warm and fuzzy feeling inside and results in happiness. To bump up the enjoyment even more, you should add it to a cinnamon roll with delicious icing that will release the joy from within!


  • Although the recipe uses canned dough, you can use a standard cinnamon roll dough recipe if you want to make it from scratch. You can follow this recipe for the filling, and it will still give the perfect result.

25. Caramel Cinnamon Rolls

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Although the cinnamon rolls are ordinary, this recipe makes them extraordinary! The recipe for the dough and making the rolls are standard with yeast, resting time, kneading, and rolling. The filling is a cinnamon sugar filling, precisely like a classic cinnamon roll.

The difference comes with the topping, which is not done in the standard way of a glaze or drizzle. No, mix the brown sugar, pecans, syrup, and butter and spread evenly in the bottom of the baking trays. Bake the caramel sauce for 5 minutes or until bubbly.

Remove from the oven and pack the cinnamon rolls on the caramel. The rolls need to rise in the pans (and the caramel), and then you bake for 30 minutes. When you remove the rolls from the oven, tip them onto the cooling rack, and there you have it – cinnamon rolls with a caramel topping!

26. Baklava Cinnamon Rolls

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This recipe combines the famous Turkish baklava dessert with cinnamon rolls to give you something spectacular. The prep and baking time will take four hours, but if you like baking and making something beautiful out of nothing, this recipe will tickle your fancy. A soft, fluffy dough filled with cinnamon, nuts, buttery filling and topped with the signature baklava flavors, textures, and appearances.

The baklava syrup combines sugar, water, honey, rose, butter, and phyllo pastry to bring the creation to the final step. The syrup should be set for 10 minutes before the rolls are ready.

27. Whiskey Cinnamon Rolls

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What a strange idea but at the same time sounds like it can be tasty. This adults-only treat will be perfect for a late-night dessert or whenever you need a kick. The only part of the cinnamon roll that contains a little alcohol is the icing on top; it is only for that perfect and different taste.

The topping consists of milk, whiskey, vanilla, and powdered sugar. You can make a non-whiskey drizzle for the kids and keep the secret ingredient glaze to yourself and your better half. The recipe makes 12 delicious and fluffy cinnamon rolls.

They need some resting time so ensure you plan your timing.

28. Christmas Morning Cinnamon Rolls

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When we think about Christmas cuisine, something warm and something with cinnamon or ginger comes to mind. These cinnamon rolls are perfect for adding to the feel of Christmas and starting out the morning on a high. They need some time, so the best would be to prep them beforehand and freeze or plan the resting overnight.

Some like to get up early and start them from scratch to serve ready on Christmas morning, whatever makes you happy. The cinnamon, nuts, and raisin filling give these rolls a unique taste, with drool-worthy vanilla icing to tie it together. Your house will smell amazing, breakfast will taste great, and these Christmas morning cinnamon rolls will set the tone for a day full of love and family!

29. Dairy-Free Cinnamon Rolls

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A fan favorite for those not able to ingest dairy. This recipe will bring you all the joy of cinnamon rolls without the ingestable dairy factors. So get ready to see dairy-free butter and milk or alternatives like coconut milk in this recipe.

The active yeast suggested is specifically dairy and egg-free. If you want to use any other active yeast brand, ensure the ingredients agree with the dairy-free option you want. The same goes for dairy-free margarine.

These usually contain soya, and if you want to make these rolls soya free, ensure you double-check the ingredients.

30. Cherry Cinnamon Rolls

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These colorful cinnamon rolls are made from scratch, and you can see how they will melt in your mouth. A warm and gooey cherry syrup popping from the inside is the perfect addition to take a cinnamon roll to the next level. The cherry filling is store-bought cherry pie filling, but you can always go for a homemade filling if you want.

The cherry filling will ooze from the rolls as you take them from the oven, which might make you feel it is not necessary for a topping. However, the topping brings the taste and the look of a cinnamon roll together, and you won’t ever regret adding the extra sweetness.

31. White Chocolate Raspberry Cinnamon Rolls

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The long-awaited white chocolate comes to the table and blows our minds with a great partnership. White chocolate, raspberry, and cinnamon are a killer combo and a definite go-to when experimenting with different cinnamon roll recipes. Depending on the size of your rolls, you can make 10 to 15.

The white chocolate is part of the dough. Using baking chocolate slabs will result in a surprise factor when someone bites into the roll and discovers a melting white chocolate surprise! The raspberry, cinnamon, and chopped pecans are part of the filling, and you can make your own raspberry sauce or use a preserve.

32. Birthday Cake Cinnamon Rolls

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Something that gets adults and kids excited alike is “funfetti.” The colorful sprinkles you find on cupcakes stir one’s inside differently. Adding these on a cinnamon roll calls for a party!

This recipe combines a birthday cake with cinnamon rolls. This clever idea will surely bring attention to the party table. A basic cinnamon roll recipe is taken to the next level of celebrations.

The filling consists of funfetti cake premix, sprinkles, and brown sugar. The topping is a generous amount of icing; you still need a birthday candle and a hip hooray!

33. S’Mores Cinnamon Rolls

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A campfire ritual has gone glamorous! These S’mores-inspired cinnamon rolls are the epiphany of scrumptiously delicious. With an element of texture, a moist center, and a beautiful look, these will fit any party or festive table.

You will add graham crackers to the dough and the filling, but the rest of the dough recipe is pretty basic and straightforward. The filling brings forth the s’mores flavors with graham crackers crumbled, cinnamon, marshmallow fluff, chocolate chips, and chocolate syrup. Imagine the combination in a hot bun, and your mouth will also drool.

The toppings repeat the filling to bring the s’mores feel to the visual. Baby marshmallows, graham cracker crumbs, and chocolate sauce drizzle are appropriate on top of the amazing cream cheese frosting.

34. Cereal Milk Cinnamon Rolls

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Are you and your family cereal fans? Then this recipe will make for a perfect breakfast. The fruity cereal flavor will come through the dough, the filling, and the topping, enhancing the taste of these cinnamon rolls to a whole other dimension.

You start by straining cereal in milk for 20 minutes. You will then use the milk with the cereal flavor in the dough mix. Next, you will need butter, cinnamon, and crushed cereal for the filling.

Then, the toppings bring in the cereal again by adding powdered sugar to cereal-drained milk and ending the creation with a few crushed cereal pieces.

35. Slow Cooker Cinnamon Rolls

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A nice twist to the baking style of cinnamon rolls is using a slow cooker. The recipe provides a tasty roll made from scratch, but use the slow cooker for baking. The slow cooker should be lined with baking paper, and you must add a paper towel under the lid.

Cooking time on high will take around two hours. The recipe makes six rolls, a little less than oven-baked rolls, but a slow cooker has less space. You can add variety to the recipe by adding caramel and pecan sauce over the top, adding chocolate chips to the filling, or chopping fruit like apple or pear onto the filling before rolling the dough.

36. Spiced Pear Cinnamon Rolls

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The spicy pear adds a unique twist to the cinnamon rolls. If you are a warm fruit person, you should give these a try. The recipe allows us to make these rolls vegan and dairy-free too.

An interesting substitute for butter in this recipe is olive oil, which works great. The cardamom, ginger, and cloves, mixed with peeled pear pieces and the usual cinnamon sugar filling, give a spicy sensation to these cinnamon rolls. Another element that will urge you to try them is the maple glaze you pour over the finished rolls.

37. Apple Cinnamon Rolls

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Another warm fruit favorite is the apple cinnamon rolls. The recipe requires that you use crisp honey apples with the skin on. However, if you don’t like the skin on, you should peel it first.

The diced apple will be part of the filling, which includes cinnamon, butter, and sugar. The frosting makes the perfect companion to the apple because of the maple syrup. A thick frosting of cream cheese, maple syrup, butter, and powdered sugar is the crown of this award-worthy cinnamon roll pair.

These gooey apple cinnamon rolls might take you two and a half hours from start to finish, but the 12 rolls, as a result, will be worth the time.

38. Air Fryer Cinnamon Rolls

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Believe it or not, you can make cinnamon rolls in the air fryer, and yes, it cooks faster and will still exceed your expectations. The recipe makes cinnamon rolls from scratch, and the unbaked dough already looks fluffy. The filling is a standard cinnamon sugar mix that we all love.

After the dough has time to rest and rise, you must place the rolls in the air fryer’s basket and set the temperature to 320°F and the timer to 8 minutes. This is enough time to bake the rolls and have golden, crunchy, fluffy cinnamon rolls. Add the original icing, and you will have quick rolls that taste like the real deal!

39. Cinnamon Roll in a Mug

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The recipe almost every person needs. It is easy and fast enough that you don’t overindulge, but a sweet treat you can make in a minute! The warm, sticky, gooey dough with a cinnamon kick will satisfy you. The recipe is oil-free and vegan and takes 5 minutes to put together.


  • The yeast and oil-free ingredients give you a different texture than a cinnamon roll.
  • This recipe is a quick and easy version, baked in the microwave, which can cause a dry and flaky product if overdone.
  • The sweetness is not that of a cinnamon roll; if you want more sweetness, you will have to add sugar to the batter.

40. Cheesy Garlic Bread Cinnamon Rolls

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This is a recipe for the savory people that feel left out. Although the name “cinnamon rolls” is in the mix, the recipe doesn’t contain cinnamon. Cinnamon and garlic sound like they should instead not go together.

The recipe follows the exact shape of a cinnamon roll, so that’s where the name comes from. The dough is also relatively standard with yeast and will need resting time. Add onion and garlic powder to the dough to get those flavors in the bread.

The filling contains all the nice savory things like different cheeses, cloves, parsley, garlic, and butter. Roll and bake like a cinnamon roll and serve a lovely, warm, irresistibly delicious cheese and garlic roll.