Homemade Jiffy Cinnamon Rolls Recipe
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Homemade Jiffy Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

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I got this recipe from my mom. I like to refrigerate the dough overnight to quickly bake first thing in the morning. -Heather Maldaner Rolling Hills, Alberta
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter
  • 7 to 8 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons butter, softened, divided
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 239 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 367mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in milk, a tablespoon at a time, and toss with a fork until mixture forms a ball. Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface; roll into a 7-in. square. Spread with 2 tablespoons butter.
  2. Combine the brown sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over butter. Roll up jellyroll style. Cut into six even slices. Place cut side up in greased muffin cups. Bake at 400° for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown. Melt remaining butter; brush over rolls. Serve warm. Yield: 6 rolls.
Originally published as Jiffy Cinnamon Rolls in Reminisce Extra June 2005, p52

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ncmountaingirl2 User ID: 7611183 72507
Reviewed Mar. 22, 2014 Edited Mar. 29, 2014

"These are great for quick, biscuit type rolls."

dalbailey User ID: 6814682 154424
Reviewed Aug. 27, 2012

"i mixed the cinnamon and sugar butter to make a paste and added raisins spread this on the dough it was excellent everyone loved them i will have to double it next time"

evi.clagg User ID: 4825509 81254
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2012

"I added raisins and glazed it with a mixture of orange juice (fresh) and confectionars sugar. It was absolutely delicious and gone in 5 minutes! Will be making this again! Thanks!"

josephinemantels User ID: 6104003 135656
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2011

"I also made them with strawberry jam in them, instead of cinnamon, and they were great, i also put some vanilla extract in the dough."

wooley ewe User ID: 3416445 156858
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2010

"Made this with a group of young girls in a baking class and it was a hit. They all loved it and had a lot of fun making them. I am going to make them again."

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