Easy Mini Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

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Easy Mini Cinnamon Rolls
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  • 2 pieces pillsbury refridgerated pie dough (1 package)
  • 6 tbsp butter or 6 tbsp margarine, softened
  • 6 tbsp of packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon (or more to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg , to taste (or cake spice)
  • 1 -2 tbsp of fine-mid processed pecans or 1 -2 tbsp walnuts
  • 1/2 cup butter or 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg (or cake spice)
  • 3 tbsp of mid-processed pecans or 3 tbsp walnuts


  1. Preheat oven according to package directions for pie crust (usually 400-425) and position rack so you can use the center of your oven.
  2. Take 6 TB of softened butter or margarine and process or cream with 6 TB of packed brown suger+ 1 tsp of cinnamon and pinch of nutmeg or cake spice OPTIONAL: add 1-2 TB fine-mid processed pecans or walnuts.
  3. Soften Pie Crust according to package directions by nuking in microwave a few seconds and unroll onto your clean surface.
  4. Spread 1/2 of creamed mixture onto each pie crust then roll back up as before.
  5. With a sharp knife, cut roll into 1/2 or desired width of segments end-to-end. The roll will be difficult to cut after cooking without smashing the filling out as the slices are made.
  6. Spray glass casserole dish liberally with nonstick spray (better to use nonstick foil) and lay each mini roll on dish one deep, leaving 1/4 between each mini roll.
  7. Prepare sauce, if desired, by melting all ingredients together in microwave. Sauce can also be reserved for dipping. Doing so will result in less mess in pan.
  8. Pour over top of mini rolls.
  9. Bake for 12-15 minutes in oven.
  10. They will be a little sticky inside when done and some filling will have leaked out.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 233.92 Kcal (979 kJ)
Calories from fat 181.57 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.17g 31%
Cholesterol 53.4mg 18%
Sodium 6.76mg 0%
Potassium 27.97mg 1%
Total Carbs 14.39g 5%
Sugars 13.71g 55%
Dietary Fiber 0.37g 1%
Protein 0.28g 1%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 8%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Calcium 24.4mg 2%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 589.14 Kcal (2467 kJ)
Calories from fat 457.3 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 50.81g 31%
Cholesterol 134.49mg 18%
Sodium 17.03mg 0%
Potassium 70.44mg 1%
Total Carbs 36.25g 5%
Sugars 34.53g 55%
Dietary Fiber 0.94g 1%
Protein 0.71g 1%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.6mg 8%
Iron 0.5mg 1%
Calcium 61.5mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 6.3
  • 7

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium

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