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Bake These Soft and Gooey Keto Cinnamon Rolls

Keto Cinnamon Rolls

yield: 9 SERVINGS

prep time: 15 MINUTES

cook time: 30 MINUTES

total time: 45 MINUTES

Ingredients

For the Dough:

  • 3/4 cup almond flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup sugar free sweetener ( I used Swerve, granulated)

For the Rolls:

  • 1/3 cup sugar free sweetener (I used Swerve, brown)
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

For the Icing:

  • 3 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar free sweetener ( I used Swerve, granulated)

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2

Combine almond flour, baking powder, and mozzarella cheese in a microwave safe bowl. Add in cream cheese and cook in the microwave for one minute. Stir and then cook for an additional 30 seconds in the microwave.

3

Mix in egg, vanilla, and sweetener, and stir well, until dough forms. Place in refrigerator for 15 minutes to firm and dry out dough a little.

4

Place dough in between two pieces of greased parchment paper. (I used coconut oil spray to grease, in order to avoid sticking.)

5

Roll with a rolling pin into a rectangle. Dough should be about 1/4 inch thick.

6

Spread melted butter over the top. Sprinkle sugar-free sweetener over the top, followed by ground cinnamon.

7

Roll dough, starting from the long side, and roll into a tube. Cut nine 1-inch pinwheel slices using a string or knife.

8

Transfer each slice into a greased pie pan, or small casserole dish, leaving a little room for rising in between each roll.

9

Bake for 24-30 minutes, until golden brown and cooked through. Remove and let cool a bit.

10

For the icing: Whip up all ingredients using a hand mixer. Spread a teaspoon or so onto each cinnamon roll. Enjoy!

11

Refrigerate leftovers in a covered container up to a few days. These are great re-heated, too!

Nutritional Information

Yield: 9, Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 239, Total Carbohydrates: 3g, Fiber: 1g, Net Carbohydrates: 2g, Total Fat: 22g, Protein: 9g

Brought to you by Hip2Keto.
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keto cinnamon rolls recipe - in a baking dish prior to baking

Love cinnamon rolls?

Well, luckily you don’t have to miss out on rich and gooey cinnamon rolls because you can make your own grain-free, sugar-free, and DELICIOUS cinnamon rolls right at home! Plus, they happen to be easy to make – I love recipes that are simple and yummy! These would make such a terrific low carb addition to any special occasion brunch, and are perfect to bake during the holidays.

Keto cinnamon rolls recipe - ingredients assembled on a kitchen counter

Start with some easy-to-make Fat Head dough!

I made a batch of this awesome almond flour and mozzarella cheese Fat Head dough that we usually make for pizza! Yep, all I did was add some baking powder, sweetener, and vanilla extract to the dough, and it works great for some quick and easy cinnamon rolls.

Keto cinnamon rolls recipe - adding cinnamon to the dough

Simple process for baking cinnamon rolls!

Roll out the dough like you would making traditional cinnamon rolls, and then add melted butter, sweetener, and cinnamon. I chose to use brown sugar Swerve for the inside of my rolls and they turned out YUM! You can use your preferred sweetener instead, but I love how the Swerve caramelized nicely just like traditional rolls!

Go HERE if you have any questions regarding Keto friendly sweeteners and how to substitute.

Keto cinnamon rolls recipe – rolling the dough

Hip Tips:
  • Almond flour dough can be sticky sometimes, so I recommend refrigerating this dough for at least 15 minutes, so it can dry out a little in the fridge before rolling it out.
  • Roll out the dough between 2 pieces of parchment paper. Grease parchment paper with a little non-stick coconut oil spray or melted butter. This will help it not stick! (I had to go back and re-do this step, so learn from me.)
  • Roll out your rectangle, and the dough should be a little thicker than you would roll for the pizza (about 1/4 inch thick).
  • Once rolled up, cut into about nine one-inch pieces and arrange in a pie pan so they have a little room to rise.

Keto cinnamon rolls recipe – closeup of rolls in the pan


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Keto Cinnamon Rolls

yield: 9 SERVINGS

prep time: 15 MINUTES

cook time: 30 MINUTES

total time: 45 MINUTES

Rich and gooey cinnamon rolls that are sugar-free and grain-free!

Ingredients

For the Dough:

  • 3/4 cup almond flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup sugar free sweetener ( I used Swerve, granulated)

For the Rolls:

  • 1/3 cup sugar free sweetener (I used Swerve, brown)
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

For the Icing:

  • 3 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar free sweetener ( I used Swerve, granulated)

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2

Combine almond flour, baking powder, and mozzarella cheese in a microwave safe bowl. Add in cream cheese and cook in the microwave for one minute. Stir and then cook for an additional 30 seconds in the microwave.

3

Mix in egg, vanilla, and sweetener, and stir well, until dough forms. Place in refrigerator for 15 minutes to firm and dry out dough a little.

4

Place dough in between two pieces of greased parchment paper. (I used coconut oil spray to grease, in order to avoid sticking.)

5

Roll with a rolling pin into a rectangle. Dough should be about 1/4 inch thick.

6

Spread melted butter over the top. Sprinkle sugar-free sweetener over the top, followed by ground cinnamon.

7

Roll dough, starting from the long side, and roll into a tube. Cut nine 1-inch pinwheel slices using a string or knife.

8

Transfer each slice into a greased pie pan, or small casserole dish, leaving a little room for rising in between each roll.

9

Bake for 24-30 minutes, until golden brown and cooked through. Remove and let cool a bit.

10

For the icing: Whip up all ingredients using a hand mixer. Spread a teaspoon or so onto each cinnamon roll. Enjoy!

11

Refrigerate leftovers in a covered container up to a few days. These are great re-heated, too!

Nutritional Information

Yield: 9, Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 239, Total Carbohydrates: 3g, Fiber: 1g, Net Carbohydrates: 2g, Total Fat: 22g, Protein: 9g

Brought to you by Hip2Keto.

Keto cinnamon rolls recipe – serving the rolls

Rich & gooey cinnamon rolls

Oh my goodness, these taste so dangerously YUM. The cream cheese frosting throws it over the top! If you love cinnamon rolls, you’ve gotta try these easy to make Keto ones. Such a great idea to make these if you’re having a craving.

I think you can definitely prepare these the night before Christmas, and put them in the oven to bake in the morning! Your family will LOVE them!


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Comments 5

  1. Shannon Albee

    Please help, these did not rise at all

  2. Lina

    Hi Shannon -although the recipe calls for a bit of baking powder these will not be rising very much at all like typical cinnamon rolls. Thanks.

  3. Shannon Albee

    I understand… It’s just they didn’t look anything like the picture lol. I mean literally completely flat…

  4. Shannon Albee

    I made it again and they are perfect this time!!!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Yay! That’s SO great to hear! Thanks for the update!

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