Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

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Today is the Happy Fall Ya'll link-up with Elizabeth Ann's Recipe Box, Cupcake Diaries, Harvest Home and myself hosting. I am so needing fall weather to come and come here SOON! However, tomorrow and Wednesday are expected to be 104 and 107 respectively, where are my cooler temps?

There are too many great pumpkin recipes I could have made for this link-up, I was thinking pumpkin soft pretzels, pumpkin bread of course but I settled on pumpkin cinnamon rolls. I picked these cinnamon rolls so Sean and I could sit down, enjoy a cinnamon roll or three, a cup of coffee and just hang out as husband and wife. Since Thursday, I saw him for a total of 30 minutes, yah we need some quality time over pumpkin cinnamon rolls and coffee.

First, gather together your ingredients. For the dough, you need, 2 tablespoons warm, not hot, water 1/2 tablespoon yeast, 1/2 cup milk, 1/4 cup butter, 1/4 cup sugar, 1/2 can (15 oz.) pumpkin puree, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 2 1/2 cup flour. For the filling, you need 6 tablespoon butter, 3/4 brown sugar, 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, 1/4 teaspoon ginger, 1 cup toasted and chopped pecans. 
For the frosting, you need 2 ounces cream cheese, 1/4 cup butter, 1 cup powdered sugar 1 or 2 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice. 


Now to make the cinnamon rolls.
Proof the yeast with the 2 tablespoons of warm, not hot water.

 Let it sit for 10 minutes. In a sauce pan, melt the butter in the milk.



 Once the butter is completely melted, add in the sugar and stir the sugar to dissolve it completely. 

Let the milk mixture cool slightly so it is warm. Add in the proofed yeast and pumpkin puree. 



Stir the ingredients completely. In your mixing bowl, add the salt and flour. Now add in the pumpkin and milk mixture. 

Let these ingredients mix completely, the dough would come together in one ball and a little sticky. Let the dough rise in an oiled bowl for 1-2 hours. 

Once the dough has risen, roll it out on a floured surface in a rectangle. 

Melt the butter, add the brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg. 



Spread the butter/brown sugar mixture on the top of the dough and then sprinkle the toasted pecans on top of the sugar mixture. 




Roll up the dough length-wise and then slice the dough into 8 portions.


 Butter up a 9" cake pan, and add the cinnamon rolls to the pan then cover them with plastic wrap and pop the cinnamon rolls in the refrigerator overnight.


The next morning, preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Remove the cinnamon rolls from the refrigerator, take the plastic wrap off and cook the cinnamon rolls for 20-25 minutes until the dough is firm and the tops of the cinnamon rolls are golden brown. 

While the rolls are baking, make the frosting. Cream together the butter and cream cheese.


 Add in the powdered sugar and lemon juice and beat together until fluffy. 


Once the cinnamon rolls are completely cooked, let them cool slightly and then drizzle the frosting on top of the cinnamon rolls, then serve, eat and enjoy!



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Thanks for linking up with us everyone! I can't wait to see what everyone has cooked, baked or made.

33 comments:

Megan G. said...

I'm drooling over here, those cinnamon rolls look absolutely divine! I could eat the whole pan up if I could! Glad you and your husband could have some quality couple time over good breakfast! <3

Kara said...

Just linked up with my Pumpkin Cookies! Thanks for sharing the word. I will definitely have to check out some of these other links. And pumpkin cinnamon rolls?! I could die happy knowing these exist. ;)

Jenn @ Bliss to Bean said...

Sounds silly, but I always wondered how you'd make a cinnamon roll!! Duh--this looks fairly easy and SO yummy!! Sean is a lucky guy to have your baking skills. I am all about the cinnamon/pumpkin combo this Fall. What a perfect lazy morning breakfast..mmm!

Danielle said...

I had to click on this just before breakfast! These look so good.

Elizabeth Ann @ Elizabeth Ann's Recipe Box said...

Oh my word!!!! These look amazing! :-) Pinning them now! :-)

agalandherdog said...

Those look soooo good!

Hilary said...

Oh my gahhhh.... yummy!!

Simply LKJ said...

Yum! Those look so sinful!!

jessica {creative index} said...

i love cinnamon rolls! but i've never made my own!
these look so good, so i'm thinking i might need to give it a try!

Kira said...

This is the kind of recipe that gets me into trouble in fall.

everydaylivingpnw said...

Wow that looks freaking awesome! I am going to have to try that recipe, I have been purposely holding off from pumpkin treats till October so I didn't get sick of it too soon...now the gloves are off...looks so good!

sherri lynn said...

Oh these look delicious! I had some pumpkin cinnamon rolls over the weekend at a friends' house and they were SO good! Now I'll have to make them myself! Hope your week is off to a good start!

TheTinyHeart said...

Oh my gosh, that looks soooo good! I've never made cinnamon rolls myself but I sure love to eat them :)

-Sharon
The Tiny Heart
Win a chain link necklace + Chanel print!

Sarah said...

I think my husband would die and go to heaven if I surprised him with these one of these mornings. ;)

- Sarah
agirlintransit.blogspot.com

The Unlikely Runner said...

Those look amazing!! Thanks for hosting the link up! I'm excited to finally post a recipe on my blog! :)

his little lady said...

Oh my pumpkin scrumptiousness!! Need to make this asap!
xo TJ

Rachel said...

You're on a roll lately with all the yummy recipes! :)

Life Unsweetened

Meg said...

Good heavens! This looks too delicious!
-Meg

Jennifer @ Delightfully Noted said...

Will you travel to Chi-town next Saturday morning and make these for me? Pretty pleaaaseeeeee.;)

jillian at faith that laughs. said...

those look AMAZING!!! :)
xoxo

Selma @ Crazy Little World Of Mine said...

Yummy looking!!!!

Alicia Marie said...

OHHHHMYYYYGOOOOODNESSSS!!!! My mouth is seriously watering right now, I want one of the scrumptious buns!!!

Kat@shop.school.sleep. said...

this looks soo good! I can't bake, nor do I have time to...make some for me and mail them over please and thank you ;) LOL

Amanda Raborn said...

OMG. Yes! Yes! YESSS!!! Trying these this weekend!

Amanda
It's an Easy Life

la petite fashionista said...

i so wish i would have had time to contribute to your link up! these look like some kind of amazingggggggg

Tara said...

This is making my mouth water!!! Yummm!

{The Perfect Palette} said...

looks heavenly. im thinking I'm going to have to attempt this. wow!

Amy said...

Oh my gosh, these look absolutely delicious! :)

Amy {Cupcakes+Couture} said...

these look so darn good. i'm pinning the recipe now so i can try them out later!
i also linked up my caramel apple cupcake recipe!
xoamy
http://www.cupcakesncouture.com/2012/09/caramel-filled-apple-cupcakes.html

Emily said...

Those cinnamon rolls seriously just made my mouth water!! Can't wait to give them a try! Finally linked up our Fall Porch Decor!! Thanks for hosting girl!

Emily said...

oh my goodness gracious -- those look amazing!! so impressed with your baking skills!! hope they were as delicious as they look!! xoxo

Sophie @TheForge said...

that looks absolutely delicious and will be pinned by me immediately :)

Laurie said...

i just recently saw a recipe for pumpkin cinnamon rolls on pinterest. yours look amazing! i love the addition of the nuts to them

ps: be sure to enter my autumn-themed baking giveaway on my blog! http://www.love-laurie.com/2012/10/a-love-laurie-giveaway.html