Healthy Meal Prep
Healthier Clone of a Cinnabon Recipe

Healthier Clone of a Cinnabon

Description

These cinnamon rolls are healthier and less expensive than the store-bought version. You won't notice the taste difference using Neufchatel cheese instead of the original cream cheese and less butter.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup warm milk (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • ⅓ cup margarine, melted
  • 4 ½ cups bread flour
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 2 ½ teaspoons bread machine yeast
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 ½ tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 (3 ounce) package Neufchatel cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • 1 ½ cups confectioners' sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions


  1. Place milk, eggs, margarine, bread flour, white sugar, and yeast in the pan of bread machine in recommended order by manufacturer. Select dough cycle; press Start.
  2. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface after it has doubled in size. Cover and let rest for 10 minutes. Combine brown sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl.
  3. Roll dough into a 16x21-inch rectangle. Spread dough with 2 tablespoons butter and sprinkle evenly with sugar mixture. Roll up dough and cut into 12 rolls. Place rolls in a lightly greased 9x13-inch baking pan. Cover and let rest until nearly doubled, about 30 minutes.
  4. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  5. Bake rolls in preheated oven until golden brown, about 15 minutes.
  6. Beat together Neufchatel cheese, 1/4 cup butter, confectioner's sugar, and vanilla extract in a small bowl. Spread frosting on warm rolls before serving.

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Nutritional Information

Healthier Clone of a Cinnabon

Servings Per Recipe: 12
Calories: 302.7
% Daily Value *
protein: 6 %
carbohydrates: 14 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 4 %
sugars:
fat: 21 %
saturated fat: 30 %
cholesterol: 18 %
vitamin a iu: 11 %
niacin equivalents: 7 %
vitamin b6: 3 %
vitamin c:
folate: 6 %
calcium: 7 %
iron: 3 %
magnesium: 3 %
potassium: 3 %
sodium: 6 %
thiamin: 2 %
calories from fat:
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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