Save on Pinterest

Cinnamon Rolls in a Snap

A friend called one morning to see if I wanted company for coffee. I was going to make biscuits for breakfast but wanted something fancier to share. So I quickly turned those biscuits into hot cinnamon rolls. Was my friend impressed when she arrived to the sweet aroma!
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    1 dozen

Ingredients

  • 4-1/2 cups biscuit/baking mix
  • 1-1/3 cups milk
  • FILLING:
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup raisins, optional
  • ICING:
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine biscuit mix and milk. Turn onto a floured surface; knead 8-10 times. Roll the dough into a 12-in. x 10-in. rectangle. Spread with butter. Combine the sugar, cinnamon and raisins if desired; sprinkle over butter.
  • Roll up from a long side; pinch seam to seal. Cut into 12 slices; place with cut side down on a large greased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Meanwhile, combine the icing ingredients; spread over warm rolls. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 330 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 620mg sodium, 53g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.
Every product is independently selected by our editors. If you buy something through our links, we may earn an affiliate commission.

Recommended Video

Reviews

Click stars to rate
Average Rating:
  • Jessie
    Jul 17, 2019

    amazing recipe would absolutely recommend. The only thing is the cook time for me was a lot shorter so just keep an eye on them because they can easily overcook if left unattended for the full time. Im not a huge fan of the icing either but it’s a great alternative if you don’t have corn syrup and much rather stick to something simple. Makes an amazing snack for the whole family to enjoy!

  • Crittermom98
    Jan 23, 2014

    Amazing!

  • wisegirl9
    Sep 7, 2013

    Very good

  • Zenawanabe
    Dec 25, 2011

    I have made the recipe for years, and my family loves it.

  • helencw0306
    Dec 19, 2011

    I have already made this recipe twice for my family and we love it! My boys are young so I halved the recipe to fit our needs and that worked great.

  • zerbmeister
    Aug 1, 2011

    They were "okay"...this is what my husband said. I did not like the texture...it tasted too much like a biscuit and the dough was not easy to handle. They were very easy to make, but I think I will set aside the time the next time I make sweet rolls.

  • theresa23
    Jun 19, 2011

    I loved how light and fluffy these rolls are, and the recipe is fast and easy. I also like how you can adjust the amount of butter that goes into them.

  • MnMforever
    Mar 29, 2011

    Were "okay"..But I definitely like the texture of yeast cinnamon rolls better. The texture was to much like quick bread. Were very easy to make though!

  • ritamc53
    Jan 14, 2010

    This recipe is great!

  • sewampler
    Mar 28, 2009

    This recipe is a keeper; quick, easy, and tasted good too