Cinnamon Roll Breadtwists Recipe

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Anuska Van Osta Modified: March 24, 2022
Cinnamon Roll Breadtwists Recipe

How To Make Cinnamon Roll Breadtwists

Turn gooey cinnamon roll into delectable breadtwists in this recipe. Cinnamon-sugar-dusted dough is baked to perfection and topped with cream cheese glaze.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Additional Time: 25 minutes
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes



For Dough:

  • cupswarm water
  • 2tbspsugar
  • 1tbspyeast
  • cupsflour
  • 1tspsalt

For Cinnamon Sugar:

  • 5tbspbutter,melted
  • cupsugar
  • 2tspcinnamon

For Cream Cheese Glaze:

  • 4ozcream cheese,softened
  • 3tbspbutter,softened
  • 1cuppowdered sugar
  • ¼cuphalf and half
  • 1tspvanilla



  1. Mix warm water, sugar and yeast together. Let that sit for 5 minutes.

  2. Add flour and salt to the water, sugar, and yeast. Mix this until smooth and let it raise for 10 minutes.

  3. Roll out the dough in a large square on a floured surface.

Cinnamon Sugar:

  1. Brush the dough with the melted butter.

  2. Combine the sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Sprinkle on top of the melted butter.

  3. Fold the dough in half. Cut the dough into 1-inch strips.

  4. Twist the 1-inch strips of dough and place on a cookie sheet. Let that sit for another 10 to 15 minutes to raise.

  5. Bake at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Cream Cheese Glaze:

  1. Combine softened cream cheese, softened butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla. Mix until combined and smooth. Drizzle on top of the breadtwists.

  2. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 469.87kcal
  • Fat: 17.90g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.67g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.57g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.89g
  • Carbohydrates: 70.27g
  • Fiber: 2.23g
  • Sugar: 27.12g
  • Protein: 7.47g
  • Cholesterol: 48.92mg
  • Sodium: 351.25mg
  • Calcium: 42.24mg
  • Potassium: 109.81mg
  • Iron: 0.81mg
  • Vitamin A: 156.44µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.10mg
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