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The BEST Easy Cinnamon Roll Recipe

Course Breakfast
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 6 -12 rolls
Author Kate


  • Ingredients:
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup frozen vanilla ice cream
  • 1/2 to a full 12-count Bag Frozen Rhodes Cinnamon Rolls


  1. Combine butter and vanilla ice cream in a saucepan and melt.
  2. Add sugars and heat to boiling, over medium high heat constantly stirring with a whisk.
  3. Bring to a rolling boil while whisking the entire time for two or three minutes.
  4. Remove saucepan from burner and let sit for 15 minutes or so to cool down.
  5. Once cooled put this mixture in to the refrigerator for an hour or so.
  6. Spray glass baking dish with nonstick spray and arrange the frozen cinnamon rolls evenly in the dish.
  7. Give the frozen rolls atleast 2 inches on each side for room to expand or as much room as your dish will allow.
  8. Pour cold caramel mixture over the rolls and set in the oven overnight.
  9. Store the packet of icing that comes with the rolls in the fridge overnight. You'll use that on top of the rolls once they're cooked in the morning.
  10. In the morning do not take the rolls out of the oven.
  11. They will remain in the oven while preheating.
  12. Bake for 20-30 minutes at 350 degrees until browned on top.
  13. ** I generally halve this recipe and make six cinnamon rolls at a time. When I do that, for example, I cook them for 25 minutes total from the time I turn on the oven.
  14. Frost those puppies right when you take them out of the oven. Yum!