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Gina's Heavenly Cinnamon Rolls

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“What better way to wake the family up than with the heavenly aroma of homemade cinnamon rolls? Two years ago I hurt my back and wasn't able to bake my wonderful breads, so my wonderful husband bought me a bread machine.(I believe it was because he was missing his favorite things in life, cant blame him) In which I thought was a evil machine that mocked real bread making! But to my surprise the dough setting is amazing!! If your bread machine has a delay setting you can set it up so the dough is ready when you wake up!! These are so addicting, they are large fluffy and the icing is just sinful. I have had family members stand with fork and plate ready at the oven!! I can only hope all of you will love them as much as my family. *The only thing I have found is that, even though butter makes everything better, the margarine is best in the dough. And yes you can make the dough the old fashioned way. Th thetanium in my back won't allow me to play with dough anymore. Feel free to make this recipie your own. I have added toasted walnuts, raisins, and orange flavoring in the icing. This is just the basic recipe, but don't think that they aren't amazing just the way they are. I really hope you love them as much as my family does. If so, please leave comments. Or, if you have a question, feel free to ask. I can add that the sinful aroma lingers around for days. (Oh, they reheat nicely the next day, not that mine last that long). My friends have said they are better than Cinabon and I had to post the recipe to find out! Fingers crossed that you love them. Enjoy.”
12 cinnamon rolls

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place dough ingredients in the pan of the bread machine in the order recommended by the manufacturer. Select dough cycle; press Start.
  2. After the dough has doubled in size, turn it out onto a lightly floured surface.
  3. Cover and let rest for 10 minutes.
  4. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar and cinnamon.
  5. Roll dough into a 16x21 inch rectangle.
  6. Spread dough with 1/3 cup butter; sprinkle evenly with sugar/cinnamon mixture.
  7. Roll up dough and cut into 12 rolls.
  8. Place rolls in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking pan.
  9. Cover and let rise until nearly doubled, about 30 minutes.
  10. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (200 degrees Celsius).
  11. Bake rolls in preheated oven until golden brown, about 15 minutes.
  12. While rolls are baking, beat together cream cheese, 1/4 cup butter, powdered sugar, vanilla extract and salt.
  13. Spread frosting on warm rolls before serving.

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