Baker’s Best: Cinnamon Swirl Roll Minis

September 28, 2023

Fall into one of the best flavors and scents of the season – CINNAMON!

Cinnamon is one of the most widely used spices worldwide. A kitchen filled with cinnamon scent is the essence of fall. It’s time to “hunker down” and get baking. 

These mouth-watering, aromatic cinnamon treats are one of my favorites for breakfast, or as an accompaniment to a mug of steaming mulled cider, or just before bed with a glass of cold milk.

My mother-in-law would prepare these from leftover pie crusts at holiday time.

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This traditional recipe has been prepared repeatedly from the time our boys were young. However, since my family and I enjoy them so much, I simply make them using an entire crust.

They can be frozen, but are best right out of the oven.


These Cinnamon Swirl Roll Minis will help make the fall season a lot more enjoyable. Photo by Jane Taylor

Cinnamon Swirl Roll Minis

Prepare 1 pie crust

(Pie crust can be a pre-made, store-bought version, or follow the recipe below:)

Pie crust recipe:

  • Place 1 stick of butter in bowl
  • Add ¼ cup boiling water to soften butter
  • Mix in 1 ½ cups flour
  • Add ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Add ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • Form dough in large ball and place on floured surface
  • Roll out dough thinly (approx. 1/8 inch thick)

Next Steps:

  • Melt 2 tablespoons butter
  • Spread evenly over rolled out pie crust dough
  • Mix together ½ cup sugar with 3 teaspoons cinnamon
  • Pour this mixture over the butter layer
  • Roll the dough long end first until you have log shape
  • Use sharp knife to slice 1-inch rolls (you will see the cinnamon swirl pattern)
  • Place swirl side up on parchment layered cookie sheet

Bake at 350 degrees for about 10-12 minutes or until top of roll is slightly browned.

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