Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Rolls

Pumpkin Spice is one of my favorite flavors & this sweet treat is a great way to celebrate fall time! These yummy Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Rolls were so easy to make.

Makes 12 cinnamon rolls

 

Things you'll need

Pumpkin Spice Dough:
  • 1 packet Fleischmann's® Rapid Rise® Instant Yeast
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for rolling
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 3/4 cup warm water (120°-130°F)
  • 1 tablespoon whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 2/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 large egg, room temperature

Filling

  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 4 tablespoons softened butter
Cream Cheese Maple Glaze
  • 3oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 cup powdered sugar

Make the Dough:

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the yeast, sugar, flour, salt and pumpkin pie spice.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the water, milk, butter and pumpkin puree and heat until very warm (120°-130°F).
  3. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix well using a spatula.
  4. Add the egg and mix well.
  5. On a lightly floured surface, knead the dough for about 5 minutes or until smooth. The dough should be soft but not too sticky. 
  6. Place the dough back in the bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Let it rest for 5 minutes.

Prepare the Filling:

  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the brown sugar, cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice. Set aside. 

Make the Cinnamon Rolls:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F and lightly grease a 9"x13" baking dish.
  2. Roll out the dough into a 16"x14" rectangle. Brush the dough with the softened butter and sprinkle the pumpkin pie spice mixture evenly on top. 
  3. Roll the dough starting from the bottom to the top.
  4. Cut 12 rolls about 1-1/2" thick and place in the baking dish.
  5. Bake until the tops are lightly golden, about 25-28 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven and let sit for 10 minutes.

Prepare the Frosting:

  1. In a medium bowl, beat together the cream cheese and butter using a hand mixer. 
  2. Add the vanilla extract, heavy cream and maple syrup.
  3. Slowly add the powdered sugar and mix until well combined.
  4. Drizzle the glaze on top of the cinnamon rolls. 

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Written By Rosanna Pansino

Rosanna Pansino Merch