The World’s Greatest Cinnamon Rolls

You know what’s great? The little lip balms that look like mini eggs. Piano music on a blustery day. Smiley face stickers. Finding a ten-dollar bill in an old purse. Laughing so hard you cry a little. And most of all…cinnamon rolls. Specifically, these cinnamon rolls. The best EVER. No, I’m not kidding. They are perfection.

The World's Greatest Cinnamon Rolls - Bakerlady

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Cinnamon Roll Cookies

I love good cinnamon rolls. So it only stands to reason that I’d equally adore a cookie made in the image and likeness of my favorite sticky bun.  However, I had no clue how much these adorable little cookies would strike my fancy.  Like a flat cinnamon roll, without the guilt of eating a pastry the size of your head. Unless (I suppose) you eat the whole batch because they are so amazing. Which, I’ll admit, I’m in danger of doing. [Read more…]

Clone of a Cinnabon

I used to love Cinnabon. Really, I still do. I just can’t afford them anymore. Financially or physically. For a playoff Sunday of football, I figured I could make an exception. At least on the physical part. These are exactly like the real thing – and a dozen don’t cost anywhere CLOSE to $30. Best served warm from the oven, but if you zap them in the microwave a few seconds they are practically good as new. I actually had to “borrow” a photo from because when I brought these to my sister’s house, they were gone in about 12 seconds. I didn’t get a chance to take a picture – so sorry for the stretched version here. Someone there (who shall remain anonymous) – actually grabbed the baking dish from me as I was heading to rinse it off and proceeded to eat all the extra filling/frosting that has leaked out. I’m actually a little jealous I didn’t think to do that myself. The frosting especially. I wanted to eat it with a spoon. The filling is delicious too. Every other cinnamon bun recipe I’ve seen uses white sugar in the filling. The brown gives it a caramelly richness that’s fabulous. [Read more…]
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