Who doesn’t love a Cinnabon? These taste so yummy but I always look for a way to make things a little healthier without changing the taste. I just spread a little less butter and use Neufchatel cheese and this recipe still tastes great.
- 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
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.
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.
Roll dough into a 16×21-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 9×13-inch baking pan. Cover and let rest until nearly doubled, about 30 minutes.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
Bake rolls in preheated oven until golden brown, about 15 minutes.
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.
Prep time: 20 mins / Cooking time: 15 mins / Total time: 3 hrs
Serving: 12 / Yield: 12 rolls
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