Cinnamon Roll Muffins

Cinnamon Roll Muffins

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Cinnamon Roll Muffins

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12
Author Stanley



  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter slightly cooled
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup milk more if needed

Topping and Filling

  • 1 cup loosely packed brown sugar
  • 3 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter


  • 2 ounces softened cream cheese
  • 1 cup powder sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 dash vanilla


  1. Preheat oven 400°

  2. Generously grease a standard 12 cup muffin tin.
  3. In a large bowl sift together the dry ingredients.

  4. In a separate bowl whisk together the wet ingredients together until well combined.

  5. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture and add the egg mixture  stirring only until just combined.

  6. Combine all the filling and topping ingredients. Gently fold half the mixture into the muffin batter.

  7. Spoon muffin batter into each tin (about 1/4 cup) Top with the remaining brown sugar mixture.

  8. Bake at 400° for 12-15 minutes or until muffins spring back when press lightly.

  9. Remove from oven. Cool slightly and then transfer them carefully to a wire rack.

  10. Whisk together all the frosting ingredients. Drizzle over the top of the muffins and enjoy! 🙂

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