easy cinnamon rolls

Easy Cinnamon Rolls

Take a shortcut with this Easy Cinnamon Rolls recipe! Crescent rolls cinnamon rolls take just a few minutes to make using incredible cinnamon roll filling and classic icing.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 26 minutes
Total Time 36 minutes
Servings 24
Author Julie Blanner


  • 2 cans crescent sheets
  • 5 tbsp butter melted
  • 1/4 c brown sugar packed
  • 2 tsp cinnamon

Cinnamon Roll Icing (without cream cheese)

  • 2 c powdered sugar aka confectioner's sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter melted
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 4 tbsp milk


  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Unroll crescent sheets onto parchment paper.
  • Brush butter onto crescent sheets.
  • Combine brown sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle onto dough.
  • Roll the dough and slice each log into 12 pieces.
  • Place in a buttered casserole/baking dish. Bake 26-28 minutes.

Cinnamon Roll Icing (without Cream Cheese)

  • Meanwhile, combine powdered sugar, melted butter, vanilla and milk.
  • Pour over rolls and serve.


Refrain from removing crescent rolls from the refrigerator until ready to make your easy cinnamon rolls. This makes them easier to slice.
Line your working surface with parchment paper for easy clean up.