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30 Minute Caramel Sweet Rolls

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WW Freestyle: 29
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
30-Minute Caramel Sweet Rolls are perfect for dessert for even a quick breakfast. These homemade rolls require no rise time or kneading. They're easy, quick, and delicious!
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American/Southern
Servings: 9 servings
Calories: 383


!For the Caramel Sauce

  • 1 packed cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup.
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

!For the Dough

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon heavy cream

!For the Glaze

  • 4 ounces cream cheese 1/2 of an 8 oz. package, softened
  • 1 stick 8 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract


!Make Caramel Sauce first.

  • Combine brown sugar, half-and-half, corn syrup, butter and salt in a saucepan; whisk and cook over medium-low heat for 5 to 7 minutes, or until it thickens.
  • Add vanilla and continue to cook for 1 minute.
  • Remove from heat and let cool. Sauce will thicken as it cools.
  • Place it in the fridge for 15 minutes, or until ready to use.

!For the Dough

  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, brown sugar, baking powder and salt.
  • Add 1 cup cream and 1/2 cup buttermilk, and stir with a wooden spoon until the dough forms a ball.
  • Using your hands, fold the dough over a few times in the bowl, folding until dough is smooth.
  • Turn out the dough onto a lightly floured surface.
  • Flour your hands and shape dough into a 9x13 inches rectangle, Dough should be about 1/2-inch thick.
  • Spread the caramel sauce evenly over dough. (caramel sauce: use as much or as little as you want)
  • Starting from the long side, roll-up the dough, shaping it into a cylinder.
  • Slice into 9 rounds.
  • Place the rounds, cut side down, into an ungreased 9-inch brownie pan or a pie plate.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until tops are lightly browned.

!In the meantime, make the glaze.

  • Place cream cheese and butter in your mixer's bowl.
  • Beat until creamy.
  • Gradually add in powdered sugar; beat until smooth, about 4 minutes.
  • Add vanilla and continue to mix until well incorporated.
  • Spread over warm sweet rolls (again, use as much or as little as you want).
  • Serve.


Sweet Rolls heavily adapted from My Famous Recipe
Nutrition Facts
30 Minute Caramel Sweet Rolls
Amount Per Serving
Calories 383 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 13g65%
Cholesterol 70mg23%
Sodium 249mg10%
Potassium 200mg6%
Carbohydrates 41g14%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 783IU16%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 106mg11%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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