Cinnamon Twists How-To

Created December 8, 2016
Cinnamon Twists
Use this step-by-step guide to bake your own fresh twist on cinnamon rolls. MORE+ LESS-

Step 1: Unroll the Dough

Separate cinnamon roll dough into five rolls and unroll them into individual strips. Spread 1 tablespoon of your chosen mix-in (chocolate chips, coconut, nuts) on top of each strip; use hands to press into dough

Cinnamon on strips of dough

Step 2: Fold the Dough

Fold each cinnamon roll strip in half.

Folding strips of dough covered in cinnamon

Step 3: Twist the Dough

Twist folded strips several times and place on a cookie sheet. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Twisting dough

Step 4: Make the Dip

Remove the cinnamon twists from the oven; cover them with the frosting supplied in the dough container. To make the dipping sauce, use an electric mixer to combine one package of cream cheese, 1/4 cup butter, 2 to 3 tablespoons milk and 1 teaspoon vanilla on low speed until smooth; slowly add in 4 cups of powdered sugar, one at a time.

Cinnamon Twists