Pumpkin pie cinnamon rolls with orange vanilla glaze

Heather Disarro

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Gooey cinnamon rolls take on a fall twist with creamy pumpkin and orange-scented icing. Pumpkin cinnamon rolls are the perfect treat for a chilly fall or winter morning!

pumpkin pie cinnamon rolls with orange vanilla glaze

Pumpkin pie cinnamon rolls with orange vanilla glaze

Makes 16 rolls

Ingredients:

  • 2 sheets store-bought puff pastry, defrosted
  • 2/3 cup pumpkin purée
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Spray two 8-inch pie pans with nonstick spray.
  3. In a small bowl whisk together the pumpkin purée, brown sugar and pumpkin pie spice.
  4. Flour a large surface lightly and gently roll each sheet of puff pastry into a 10 x 10-inch square.
  5. Spread half of the pumpkin mixture on each sheet of puff pastry, leaving a half-inch border.
  6. Gently roll the puff pastry and pinch to seal the edges.
  7. Using a sharp knife, slice each log of puff pastry into eight rolls.
  8. Place cut-side-down into the prepared pans.
  9. Bake for 30-40 minutes until the puff pastry is golden and cooked all the way through.
  10. While the rolls are baking, whisk together the powdered sugar, orange juice, vanilla extract and orange purée until smooth and creamy. Set aside.
  11. When the rolls are done, remove from the oven and immediately drizzle with the glaze.
  12. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.