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Homemade Cinnamon Rolls with Vanilla Bean Cream Cheese Icing

A soft, sweet dough brushed with melted butter, sprinkled with a cinnamon / sugar mixture then rolled, sliced and baked. When removed from the oven, they are spread with a cream cheese frosting flavorfully enhanced with the addition of a vanilla bean.

Ingredients

Cinnamon Rolls

  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1 cups milk scalded and cooled to lukewarm
  • 1/4 cup plus 1/2 teaspoon sugar separated
  • 1.5 tablespoons butter melted, plus additional for brushing
  • 4-4 ½ cups flour
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

Filling

  • 6 tablespoons butter melted
  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • 2 ½ tablespoons cinnamon

Topping

  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1½ teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

Frosting

  • 6 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 6 tablespoons butter room temperature
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 vanilla bean sliced lengthwise with seeds scraped out and reserved
  • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk

Instructions

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