Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

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If spending hours baking the perfect pumpkin cinnamon rolls doesn’t scare you, this recipe is exactly what you wish. Pumpkin cinnamon rolls are great for the whole family, making them a tasty addition to your dinner on a special occasion.



  • 3 ¼ cups flour
  • 2 ¼ teaspoons instant dry yeast
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup pumpkin puree
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 4 tablespoons pumpkin pie spice (cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and clove)
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 large egg, lightly whisked
  • Pinch salt


  • 1 ¼ cups brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • ¼ cup milk


Preheat the oven to 350°. In a big bowl, mix the flour, yeast, sugar, 2 tablespoons of pumpkin pie spice and salt. Let it stand for a while. Take the dough and place it on a lightly floured surface, and knead until elastic and smooth. Don’t worry if your dough is a little sticky. Form the ball, place it into a greased bowl, cover with a cloth and let it stand in a warm place for 40 minutes.

Cover the dough with melted butter and in a small bowl, mix 2 tablespoons of pumpkin pie spice with brown sugar, and sprinkle over the dough.

Grease your baking sheet. Form your pumpkin rolls, and bake for 35-40 minutes or until lightly golden brown. Meanwhile, mix melted butter, vanilla extract, sugar and milk. Spread the glaze over your pumpkin rolls right after they come out of the oven.


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