Cinnamon Roll Muffins
Recipe type: Muffins
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Serves: 1 dozen
Don't spend time making cinnamon rolls, make these delicious Cinnamon Roll Muffins instead!
For the filling:
  • ½ c. pecans, chopped
  • ½ c. packed brown sugar
  • 1 t. cinnamon
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 1 t. salt
  • 2 T. milk
  • 2 T. butter, melted
  • 1 T. flour
For the dough:
  • 2 c. flour
  • 1½ t. baking powder
  • 1 t. cinnamon
  • 1 t. salt
  • ¾ c. milk
  • ½ c. sugar
  • 2 T. vegetable oil
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • Glaze:
  • ⅓ c. powdered sugar
  • 1 oz cream cheese
  • 2-3 T. milk
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Spray a muffin pan with cooking spray.
  2. To make the filling combine pecans, brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, and salt in a bowl.
  3. Add milk, butter, and flour and stir to combine. Set aside.
  4. To make the dough place the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt in a large bowl.
  5. Add the milk, sugar, oil, vanilla, and eggs in a large bowl and whisk together.
  6. Add the flour mixture to the milk mixture and stir until just combined.
  7. Place one tablespoon of dough in each muffin cup. Top with a spoonful of filling. Place another tablespoon of dough on top of the filling.
  8. Bake for 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Remove from oven and cool in the muffin pan for 10 minutes.
  10. Remove from the muffin pan and cool completely on a wire rack.
  11. When the muffins have cooled whisk together the glaze ingredients until smooth. Drizzle over top of muffins and serve.
Recipe adapted from Cooking Light, September 2016.
Recipe by Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks at