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Quick Rise Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

Quick, soft, and full of delicious pumpkin and spices. These quick rise pumpkin cinnamon rolls are made for fall. My favorite way to enjoy a cinnamon roll!
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword 1 hour, best, fast, pumpkin
Prep Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 422kcal



  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 3 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp. instant yeast
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin


  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 Tbsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup butter softened


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • Heat the milk in a small saucepan until it bubbles, then remove from heat. Mix in butter; stir until melted. Let cool until lukewarm.
    Note: you can also microwave milk and butter in a microwave safe bowl for 60-90 seconds.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine 2 1/2 cup flour, yeast, sugar, nutmeg and salt; mix well. Add water, egg, pumpkin, and the milk mixture; mix.
  • Add the remaining flour, 1/2 cup at a time, stirring well after each addition. When the dough has just pulled together, turn it out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth, about 5 minutes.
  • Cover the dough with a damp cloth and let rest for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix together brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, ground cloves, and softened butter. It should be the consistency of frosting.
  • Roll out dough into a 12x9 inch rectangle.
  • Spread dough with butter/sugar mixture. Roll up dough and pinch seam to seal. Cut into 12 equal size rolls and place in lightly greased baking sheet.
  • Cover and let rise until doubled, about 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes. Tops should be slightly golden.
  • While pumpkin cinnamon rolls bake, make the frosting. Mix ingredients together then beat until fluffy.
  • Let cinnamon rolls cool 10 minutes. Spread frosting over warm cinnamon rolls.



How to reheat cinnamon rolls: Place a cinnamon roll on a microwave safe plate and microwave 5-8 seconds.


Calories: 422kcal