How to Make Cinnamon Rolls

A warm, tender, and freshly iced cinnamon roll sounds good just about any time of the day. Follow these simple steps and see exactly how to make these tasty homemade treats.

How to Make Cinnamon Rolls

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How to Make Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon rolls are a classic weekend dish. This lightened version uses fat-free milk and less butter in the dough.

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Step One: Main Ingredients

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Step One: Main Ingredients

Combine brown sugar and cinnamon.

Step Two: Roll Dough

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Step Two: Roll Dough

Place dough on a lightly floured surface; roll dough into an 18 x 11-inch rectangle.

Step Three: Add Butter

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Step Three: Add Butter

Brush melted butter over dough.

Step Four: Add Brown Sugar Mixture

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Step Four: Add Brown Sugar Mixture

Sprinkle dough evenly with brown sugar mixture.

Step Five: Roll Up Dough

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Step Five: Roll Up Dough

Beginning with a long side, roll up dough tightly, jelly-roll fashion.

Step Six: Pinch Dough

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Step Six: Pinch Dough

Pinch the seam to seal. Do not seal the ends of the roll.

Step Seven: Slice and Bake Rolls

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Step Seven: Slice and Bake Rolls

Cut roll into 1-inch slices. Arrange slices in glass or ceramic baking dishes coated with cooking spray. You can also use a metal baking pan. Just decrease the oven temperature by 25°. Cover and let rise until doubled in size, and bake until the rolls are lightly browned.

Step Eight: Make Icing

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Step Eight: Make Icing

Combine icing ingredients in a bowl, stirring with a whisk until smooth.

Step Nine: Spread and Serve

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Step Nine: Spread and Serve

Spread the icing over the warm rolls, and serve immediately.

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