Easy Healthier Cinnamon Rolls

5 from 4 votes

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Cinnamon rolls are my toddlers favorite breakfast food! This recipe is perfect because it is so easy, plus it is healthier! Your whole family will love them!

Here is how to make this easy, delicious recipe!

What You Will Need

  1. Crescent roll
  2. Banana
  3. Cinnamon
  4. Vanilla

Substitutions

If you don’t want to use crescent roll dough, you can make easy dough by adding 1 3/4 cup self rising flour, and 1 cup greek yogurt.

Storage

Store in the fridge for 3-4 days, or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

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5 from 4 votes

Easy Healthier Cinnamon Rolls

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes

Ingredients 

Dough+Filling

  • 1 can crescent roll dough
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla

Icing

  • 1/2 cup cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Instructions 

  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Open crescent roll dough. Spread it out and make sure there are no spaces in the dough.
  • In a bowl, mash banana and add cinnamon and vanilla. Mix it all together.
  • Spread banana mixture all over the dough. Starting at one end roll it up. Cut into 1/2 inch slices.
  • Lay on a parchment lined baking sheet and cook for 13-15 minutes.

Icing

  • Add all ingredients to a bowl and mix with a mixer until it turns to icing. Frost while the cinnamon rolls are warm.

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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5 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    these are cheap, easy to make, healthier, and delicious!! I feel leads guilty making these for my kids no where near the amount of sugar in store bought cinnamon rolls

  2. 5 stars
    These are so good. First time I made them in the oven and they were perfect. Second time I thought I’d try the air fryer. I followed the instructions on the crescent roll package but they were still under done I put them in a little longer and the outside was burnt but the inside still under done. Definitely make them in the oven.