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Overnight Cinnamon Roll Recipe!

There is just something about biting into a warm cinnamon roll loaded with frosting. And this cinnamon roll recipe is just that! These cinnamon rolls have been requested at many family and friend parties. Whenever I get invited to attend a party or something usually my friends husband’s request that I bring them.  I have been asked time and time again for me to make these for other people family gatherings or holidays. This recipe is just that good! I love to make them before I go to bed and then wake up and bake them. The best part is that my family gets to wake up to the smell of cinnamon rolls in the oven. What is better than that!

With father’s day right around the corner this recipe is just perfect for that. You can make them the night before and then wake up a little early and pop them in the oven and surprise your dad or the father of your children with a little breakfast in bed with these warm cinnamon rolls right out of the oven! 

And here is the directions for them:

In a mixer add yeast, warm water, and sugar. Combined and let sit for 10 minutes. Then add salt, eggs, oil, and 5 cups of flour. Mix for 5 minutes on medium speed. Then add another 5 cups of flour and mix for 5 to 7 minutes on medium speed. Then let rise 1 hour. 

 
 

Roll dough into a rectangle on a floured board 

 
 

spread with butter, sugar, brown sugar, and cinnamon. 

 
 
 

Roll together and slice individual roll slices 


place into a well greased or sprayed pan. 


Cover with thin cloth. Let rise for 8 hours on your kitchen counter.

 

Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes. 


Let sit for a few minutes then frost them. 

 

 

 

 

 

24-Hour Cinnamon Rolls

Ingredients

1 Tablespoon yeast
3 cups warm water
1 c. sugar
1 Tablespoon salt
2 beaten eggs
1/2 cup oil
5 cups flour + 5 cups flour

Filling ingredients:

1/2 cup butter, softened

3 Tablespoons cinnamon

3/4 cup brown sugar

3/4 cup sugar

 

In a mixer add yeast, warm water, and sugar. Combined and let sit for 10 minutes. Then add salt, eggs, oil, and 5 cups of flour. Mix for 5 minutes on medium speed. Then add another 5 cups of flour and mix for 5 to 7 minutes on medium speed. Then let rise 1 hour. Roll dough into a rectangle on a floured board and spread with butter, sugar, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Roll together and slice individual roll slices and place into a well greased or sprayed pan. Cover with thin cloth. Let rise for 8 hours on your kitchen counter.Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes. Let sit for a few minutes then frost them. 

Icing:

ingredients

1 lb powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup butter
4 ounce cream cheese, optional
milk optional

Mix together all ingredients. Add milk if you need to thin the icing while mixing. 

(If you like alot of frosting I would double this recipe!)

Overnight Cinnamon Rolls

Servings 12 people

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp yeast
  • 3 cups warm water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 10 cups flour (5 at first, then 5 later)

Icing:

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 lb powdered sugar
  • milk
  • 4 oz cream cheese optional

Instructions

  1. In a mixer add yeast, warm water, and sugar. Combined and let sit for 10 minutes. Then add salt, eggs, oil, and 5 cups of flour. Mix for 5 minutes on medium speed. Then add another 5 cups of flour and mix for 5 to 7 minutes on medium speed. Then let rise 1 hour. Roll dough into a rectangle on a floured board and spread with butter, sugar, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Roll together and slice individual roll slices and place into a well greased or sprayed pan. Cover with thin cloth. Let rise for 8 hours on your kitchen counter. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes. Let sit for a few minutes then frost them. 

Frosting:

  1.  Mix together all ingredients. Add milk if you need to thin the icing while mixing. 

    (If you like alot of frosting I would double this recipe!)

 

 
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25 Comments

  1. How much butter, brown sugar and cinnamon do you add? It seems a few measurements are missing… Thanks! Excited to try this recipe 🙂

  2. 5 stars
    The rolls turned out amazing! My only question is have you ever frozen these? Recipe makes so many and would love to be able to save some.

  3. Same question as above in reference to the missed measurements for brown sugar and cinnamon. Do we just eyeball it?? Thanks!

  4. I haven’t personally tried this but I saw another follower on her instagram said she bakes them all and even puts the icing on then freezes them and warms them up one at a time as she wants them!

  5. 5 stars
    We love these!! My boys gobble them up! Just a heads up, the printable recipe does not have the measurements for the filling. Thanks so much!

  6. 5 stars
    We made 1/2 the recipe. These are truly better than any of our “secret family recipes” for cinnamon rolls.

  7. What type of yeast do you use? It is hard to find any now but some say rapid rise or just active dry yeast? Thanks!

  8. 5 stars
    I just finished making these and they turned out great!! Thank you for the recipe! I’m so grateful for talented people like you that are willing to share your gift with us. Now if only I could eat all this deliciousness and not gain 10 pounds 😁

  9. Do you use a paddle attachment or a dough hook when you make these. I have a kitchen aid mixer but after adding that second 5 cups of flour there was so much it would barely mix, was just one giant ball being tossed in a circle. Also the dough kept working it’s way up to the top of the attachment where it screws on. What a mess I made. Maybe my kitchen aid isn’t large enough?? The dough is still rising so hopefully it still turns out okay!

  10. 5 stars
    I made my cinnamon rolls this afternoon and they look great! They have been sitting out on my counter for eight hours and it’s now 9:00pm. Do I need to put them in the refrigerator for the night? Or can I just leave them out and cook them in the morning?

    1. They will likely fall if you leave them on your counter. I’d either cook them now and eat in the morning or put them in the fridge to show the rise and cook in morning.

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