Servings: 4

Weight Watcher Smart Points: 36

Preparation Time: 35 Minutes

Cooking Time: 25 Minutes

Ready In: 60 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1¼ tsp baking pwoder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 2 Tbs butter, softened
  • 1¼ cups buttermilk
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • Dough
  • 2½ cups (12½ oz) flour
  • 2 Tbs milk
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 Tbs sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  2. Melt 1 stick of butter in a bowl, let cool (use this bowl for each step when you need melted butter).Brush 1 Tbls of butter into a 9 inch cake pan
  3. Set aside.Prepare the filling
  4. In a bowl combine brown sugar, sugar, cinnamon, cloves, and salt
  5. Add 1 Tbls melted butter
  6. Using your fingers or a fork stir together until is feels like wet sand
  7. Set aside.Prepare the dough
  8. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt
  9. In a liquid measuring cup mix together buttermilk and 2 Tbls melted butter
  10. Add the milk mixture to the flour mixture and stir with a wooden spoon, until everything is combined (about 30 seconds)
  11. The dough will be very rough
  12. Turn onto a floured surface and kneed until just smooth (handle as little as possible for flaky rolls).Using your hands, press the dough into a 12x9 inch rectangle
  13. Brush with 2 Tbls melted butter
  14. Sprinkle the filling evenly over the dough, pressing gently into the dough
  15. Be sure to leave about ½ in border around the edges
  16. Using a scarper loosen the dough from the counter, and roll (starting from the long side), into a tight cylinder
  17. Pinch to seal
  18. Using a sharp knife, cut into 8 equal pieces
  19. Slightly flatten each piece of dough, to try to keep the filling in
  20. Place 1 roll in the center of the prepared pan, and arrange the other 7 around it
  21. Brush with the last 2 Tbls of butter.Bake for 20-25 minutes until the edges are golden brown
  22. Allow the rolls to rest for 5 minutes before frosting
  23. Meanwhile, prepare the icing
  24. In a small bowl mix all of the icing ingredients together
  25. You can adjust the milk and sugar level to get the desired consistency
  26. Drizzle the icing over the cinnamon rolls.Remove from pan to serve.

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