Monday, April 18, 2011

Cinni Minnies.

I have a cinnamon roll problem. Here it is: I love them too much. 

And in honor of that love, I've written a poem. Here it goes.

Hey you hot, sweet puppies.
I think you're mighty tasty.
Copyright 2011

These. THESE. These are every bit as tasty as they are darling. I promise, because I tested them out on my roommate, a cinnamon roll connoisseur, and she gave me a thumbs up. Which is sign language for "these cinnamon rolls are a hit!" if you didn't already know.

I failed to capture pictures of each step of the way, but thats because there were so few steps and it was so simple and I am so lazy. Here's the breakdown:


  • 1 can buttermilk refrigerated biscuits (I used Pillsbury's new kind called "Simple" because I'm super healthy and they take away 100 calories. Thats not true at all. A lie is what it is. From the pits of hell.)
  • 5 tablespoons softened butter
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 5 tablespoons heavy cream

What you're going to do first is preheat your oven to 350. Go ahead and leave your oven on 350 at all times since most things bake at that temperature. Okay, don't. House fires, etc. Next thing you'll do is spray a cookie sheet with some Pam or whatever you like to use. Then on your (clean) counter surface, flatten out each biscuit. Smear some softened butter on each biscuit. Sprinkle some brown sugar & cinnamon on said uncooked buttered biscuits. Roll those puppies up like a jelly-roll. Cut those babies into 6 leetle cinny minnies. You know what I'm talking about. Lay them cut side up on greased cookie sheet, and let them cook for about 16 minutes. Or whenever they look ready. You'll know. You'll totally know. While they're baking...

Dump a cup of powdered sugar into a bowl and whisk in 5 tablespoons of heavy cream. Add a little more if its too thick. Stick your finger in it. Lick it off. Repeat until someone sees you and accuses you of being weird. This is your icing. Set it aside. 

Once these puppies/babies/cinnamon rolls are ready to come out of the oven, drizzle the icing all over them. Let them cool for 5 minutes before attempting to pop them in your mouth. You'll thank me.

Thats it. SO easy. Make 'em. Eat 'em. Love 'em.


  1. OOH SNAP! Wheres mines? I need some for dessert, now. I'm digging the poem, glad you got that puppy copyrighted too. You never know whos gonna steal yo ideas these days.

  2. Trev, you want these or a crumb cake? I've got the stuff for both. Your choice.

  3. hmm, I like chocolate chip pound cakes too. I've given up on you ever baking me anything. The closest thing I'll ever get to a baked good from you will probs be at your wedding. IF I even get an invite.

  4. Katie, these are plum presh. I'll have to try them out some time because they look super good.

    Trevor, I'll have to start bringing you my leftover baked goods!

  5. Sign me up! Any and all baked goods will be accepted. You know where I stay.