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Cinnamon Rolls with Whipped Cream Cheese Icing

So FAST and EASY, no one will ever know they are semi-homemade!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time22 mins
Total Time32 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cinnabon icing, cinnamon rolls
Servings: 6
Author: Amanda Rettke

Ingredients

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

Instructions

Cinnamon Rolls

  • 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.
  • Open and unroll pizza dough on a lightly floured surface. It should measure about 12inches by 6inches.
  • In a small bowl, combine brown sugar and cinnamon with a fork.
  • Rub 3 tablespoons butter over dough so that it covers entire surface.
  • Spread brown sugar and spice mixture over dough making sure it covers entire surface.
  • Starting at the edge that is 6inches long, roll up dough.
  • Cut into 6 even pieces.
  • Place in pie dish on its side so that layers of the roll is visible.
  • Bake for 25-35 minutes. Rolls should be dark brown but not burnt.

Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

  • While rolls are baking put cream cheese, butter, confectioners sugar, vanilla, and salt in stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment.
  • 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.
  • When rolls are done baking allow them to cool for up to five minutes.
  • Place cream cheese frosting on rolls right in the pan OR invert rolls onto serving plate and then top with frosting.