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Cinnamon Rolls with Whipped Cream Cheese Icing

So FAST and EASY, no one will ever know they are semi-homemade!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword cinnabon icing, cinnamon rolls
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 6
Author Amanda Rettke


Cinnamon Rolls

  • 1 (13.8 ounce or approximate can) store-bought pizza dough
  • 3 tbsp. butter, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp. McCormick® Cinnamon

Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 3 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp. salt


Cinnamon Rolls

  1. Heat oven to 350°F (or 325°F  in a convection) and prepare an 8 or 9inch round pie dish with bakers spray, goop, or parchment.
  2. Open and unroll pizza dough on a lightly floured surface. It should measure about 12inches by 6inches.
  3. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar and cinnamon with a fork.
  4. Rub 3 tablespoons butter over dough so that it covers entire surface.
  5. Spread brown sugar and spice mixture over dough making sure it covers entire surface.
  6. Starting at the edge that is 6inches long, roll up dough.
  7. Cut into 6 even pieces.
  8. Place in pie dish on its side so that layers of the roll is visible.
  9. Bake for 25-35 minutes. Rolls should be dark brown but not burnt.

Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. While rolls are baking put cream cheese, butter, confectioners sugar, vanilla, and salt in stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment.
  2. Mix on low to just combine. Once ingredients are all incorporated turn mixer on high and leave it for 4-5 minutes. Frosting should be light and fluffy.
  3. When rolls are done baking allow them to cool for up to five minutes.
  4. Place cream cheese frosting on rolls right in the pan OR invert rolls onto serving plate and then top with frosting.