This one hour cinnamon rolls recipe delivers delicious fresh cinnamon rolls in just under an hour! They are soft and gooey, with a yummy drizzle on top.

One Hour Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

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Preparation: 35 mins
Cooking: 20 mins
Total: 55 mins
Serves: 12 people


  • 1 cup milk
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • 2 ¼ tsp. instant yeast
  • 3 ½ cups flour
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ cup butter softened, for brushing on the dough


  1. Combine milk and 1 cup butter in a microwave-safe bowl. Heat until butter is melted but milk is not boiling.

  2. Transfer the milk-butter mixture to a stand mixer bowl. Mix in egg and blend in yeast.

  3. Add flour, salt, and sugar. Mix for 5 minutes on medium speed until a ball of dough forms.

  4. Cover dough and allow to rest for 10 minutes.

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