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Slow Cooker Cinnamon Rolls

Cook Time2 hrs
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 6


  • 1 loaf frozen bread dough, thawed, not risen (thaw overnight in bread pan)
  • 5 Tbsps butter, softened
  • 5 Tbsps sugar
  • 3 tsps ground cinnamon


  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp milk


  • Spray slow cooker crock with cooking spray.
  • Roll out dough to about 14x12-inches. Spread butter evenly on top of dough. Sprinkle with sugar followed by cinnamon.
  • Roll up jelly-roll style, tightly pinching ends so sugar and cinnamon doesn’t fall out. With a sharp knife cut into 1-inch sections, and lay into prepared crock. Allow dough to rise to double its size (around 2–4 hours). 
  • Secure a paper towel under the lid of the slow cooker. Cover, and cook on high 2 hours.
  • For the frosting: Mix powdered sugar and milk to make a thick paste; adding more milk or powdered sugar as needed. Spread on still-warm rolls, allowing the frosting to melt slightly. Serve warm.