Mini Sweet Rolls

Mini Sweet Rolls

These mini sweet rolls are tasty and very versatile - prepare two flavor variations from one recipe.

30 min. prep time
32 mini rolls
000 Ratings



1 (1-pound) loaf frozen bread dough, thawed
1/4 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, melted

Cinnamon Variation

1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Orange Variation

1/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon freshly grated orange peel


1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon water


Roll thawed dough into a 16x10-inch rectangle. Brush dough with 2 tablespoons melted butter. Cut in half lengthwise making 2 (16x5-inch) rectangles.

Combine brown sugar and cinnamon in small bowl. Sprinkle mixture over one dough rectangle. Roll up jelly-roll fashion, beginning with 16-inch side. Pinch edge of dough into roll to seal well. Cut into 16 pieces; place into greased 9-inch round baking pan. Brush tops of rolls with 1 tablespoon melted butter. Set aside.

Combine sugar and orange peel in small bowl. Sprinkle mixture over remaining dough rectangle. Roll up jelly-roll fashion, beginning with 16-inch side. Pinch edge of dough into roll to seal well. Cut into 16 pieces; place into greased 9-inch round baking pan. Brush tops of rolls with remaining melted butter.

Cover each pan of rolls with plastic food wrap; let stand at room temperature 1 hour.

Heat oven to 350°F. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pans immediately.

Combine all glaze ingredients in small bowl. Drizzle over warm rolls.

Nutrition Facts (1 mini roll)

Calories: 70

Fat: 2g

Cholesterol: <5mg

Sodium: 90mg

Carbohydrates: 12g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #3013©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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