Easy Cinnamon Buns Recipe

Sweet and creamy. Always a favorite.


2 cups flour
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup dark raisin
2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup plain fat-free yogurt
1/4 cup canola oil
2 teaspoons butter, melted

2/3 cup melted butter
4 cups powdered sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
4 -8 tablespoons hot water

1/4 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
4 tablespoons walnuts, finely chopped
1 teaspoon cinnamon ( a little more if you wish)


Spray a 9 inch baking pan and preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

In a small bowl mix the filling ingredients together, mixing well.

In large bowl combine the sugar, raisins, flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda.

Add yogurt and oil, mix well together until you have formed a dough.

On a lightly floured surface knead the dough 8-10 times.

Roll the dough out to a 8" x 10" rectangle.

Brush dough with butter and sprinkle the filling evenly over the dough.

Roll up jelly roll fashion, Pinch seam to seal.

Cut into 12 1-inch pieces.

Place rolls slightly touching in the prepared baking pan.

Bake for approx 17 minutes or until golden.

To prepare glaze: Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix melted butter, powdered sugar and vanilla; add hot water 1 Tbsp at a time until glaze reaches desired spreading consistency.

Place on wire rack for 10 minutes.

Serve warm.