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Easy Apple Cinnamon Roll Muffins


Ingredients

12 frozen dinner rolls (such as Rhodes®)

12 frozen dinner rolls (such as Rhodes®)

cooking spray

cooking spray

½ cup white sugar

½ cup white sugar

½ cup brown sugar

½ cup brown sugar

3 tablespoons ground cinnamon

3 tablespoons ground cinnamon

¼ cup butter, melted

¼ cup butter, melted

2 apple – peeled, cored, and chopped

2 apple – peeled, cored, and chopped

¼ cup golden raisins

¼ cup golden raisins

½ cup cream cheese, at room temperature

½ cup cream cheese, at room temperature

½ cup confectioners’ sugar

½ cup confectioners’ sugar

3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream, or more as needed

3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream, or more as needed

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

Put frozen rolls on a baking sheet, spray a piece of plastic wrap with cooking spray and place over rolls. Let rise until doubled in size, about 3 hours.

Put frozen rolls on a baking sheet, spray a piece of plastic wrap with cooking spray and place over rolls. Let rise until doubled in size, about 3 hours.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a muffin tin with paper liners.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a muffin tin with paper liners.

Mix white sugar, brown sugar, and cinnamon together in a bowl. Place melted butter in a small bowl.

Mix white sugar, brown sugar, and cinnamon together in a bowl. Place melted butter in a small bowl.

Grab approximately 1 tablespoon of thawed and risen dough and roll into a ball. Dip the ball in the melted butter and roll in the cinnamon-sugar mixture. Repeat to fill each muffin liner with 3 buttered and sugared dough balls.

Grab approximately 1 tablespoon of thawed and risen dough and roll into a ball. Dip the ball in the melted butter and roll in the cinnamon-sugar mixture. Repeat to fill each muffin liner with 3 buttered and sugared dough balls.

Combine apples and raisins in a bowl. Sprinkle about 1 teaspoon apple-raisin mixture over each muffin.

Combine apples and raisins in a bowl. Sprinkle about 1 teaspoon apple-raisin mixture over each muffin.

Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 25 minutes.

Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 25 minutes.

Beat cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar, whipping cream, and vanilla extract together in a bowl until glaze is smooth, 3 to 5 minutes. Drizzle glaze over muffins.

Beat cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar, whipping cream, and vanilla extract together in a bowl until glaze is smooth, 3 to 5 minutes. Drizzle glaze over muffins.

Cook’s Notes:

When you are making the dough balls, stick any extra onto some of the muffins to make them larger.

If the glaze is too thick, add a bit more cream.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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