Try these pizza dough cinnamon rolls for a quick and easy cinnamon roll recipe.

Turn that simple pizza dough into the best gooey sweet cinnamon rolls. Everyone will wake up on the bright side of the bed with the smell of these easy-to-make cinnamon rolls baking in the oven. But whether these are baked for breakfast, brunch, or dessert they are sure to be a hit.

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No Yeast Cinnamon Rolls


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Easy 4 Ingredient Cinnamon Rolls

  • There are only 4 ingredients in this super simple recipe. There is not much prep work either.
  • The rolls are made with a quick and easy-to-use can of Pillsbury pizza dough. Just open, roll, and top!
  • The filling is sweet and simple also, just some butter, sugar, and cinnamon.
  • Make this for a breakfast or serve with an assorted fruit platter and strawberry fruit dip for the perfect weekend brunch.

ingredients to make Pizza Dough Cinnamon Rolls

Ingredients & Variations

DOUGH A can of Pillsbury pizza dough will make this recipe come together easily. Pillsbury crescent rolls dough can also be used as a replacement. Just open the can, roll it out and add the sweet filling ingredients. Another option is to use homemade pizza dough or some Bisquick pizza dough.

FILLING A little sugar, a little butter, and some cinnamon. So simple, right?

GLAZE Cinnamon buns always taste a little better with a white sweet glaze. Some milk and powdered sugar should do it.

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How to Make Cinnamon Rolls with Pizza Dough

With only 4 ingredients and pre-made dough, these cinnamon rolls could not be any easier!

  1. Roll out the dough and top with butter, cinnamon & sugar.
  2. Roll the dough into a log. Pinch the ends.
  3. Slice. Place each cinnamon roll in a baking dish.
  4. Bake (as per the recipe below).

Remove from the oven and invert onto a plate. Serve plain or top with the simple glaze below.

How to Make a Cinnamon Roll Glaze

The glaze is like the icing on the cake for these rolls!

  1. Mix sugar and milk in a bowl (as per the recipe below).
  2. Stir thoroughly with a fork. No lumps of sugar should remain.
  3. Add a dash of vanilla.

Apply a generous amount on top of your cinnamon rolls and enjoy!

cooked Pizza Dough Cinnamon Rolls in a baking pan

Tips for Storing

Keep cinnamon rolls in an airtight container either in the refrigerator or on the counter. They will last for about a week in the refrigerator, but only 2-3 days on the counter before becoming dry.

Cinnamon rolls can be frozen and they thaw and reheat beautifully! Freeze cooled cinnamon rolls on a baking sheet and then transfer them to a zippered bag with the date on it. They should keep about a month in the freezer.

To reheat slice them in half, and toast them in a toaster oven. Or Alternatively, wrap in foil and heat for 5-10 minutes in a 350˚F oven.

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No Yeast Cinnamon Rolls

With only 4 ingredients these no yeast cinnamon rolls are a quick and simple dessert.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Cooling time 5 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 9 cinnamon rolls
Author Holly



  • 1 can Pillsbury pizza dough or 2 cans refrigerated crescent rolls
  • cup brown sugar
  • ½ tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 stick butter softened


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a 9x9 pan.
  • Open the cans of pizza dough and roll it into a rectangle (12"x14")
  • Spread softened butter over the dough. Top with cinnamon and sugar.
  • Roll the dough into a log and cut into 9 slices and place in the prepared pan.
  • Bake 18-22 minutes or until browned.
  • Remove from the pan and cool, cover with glaze if desired.


Optional glaze:
½ cup powdered sugar
1-2 teaspoons milk
Whisk until combined and drizzle over the top of the rolls with a spoon. 
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 260kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 399mg | Potassium: 27mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 315IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American

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