These apple cinnamon rolls are free of dairy and refined sugar and made in under an hour using instant yeast. They’re filled with tender apples and warm spices, making them the perfect fall treat! Overnight instructions also included.
You can probably see from my recipe page, that my family has a thing for cinnamon rolls! They can be plain, pumpkin, orange, or berry flavored. Doesn’t matter, the combo of sweet, soft doughy bread and cinnamon-sugar is addictive! Since it’s fall, I thought it would be a yummy idea to add juicy apples to our next batch. The result was amazing!
Not only do the apples give them plenty of flavor, but they also add moisture so they’re nice and gooey in the center—my favorite part!
My hubby, the apple pie lover, said these were his new fave! He says that about almost everything I make though. 😉
Since I don’t like things super sweet, I used mostly granny smith apples in the filling. It adds the apple flavor without the sweetness, but feel free to use your favorite apple. Using coconut sugar adds a little caramel-y flavor to the filling and also makes these rolls free of refined sugar! Win-win!!
Although they’re good on their own, I topped these rolls with a maple sweetened + cinnamon spiced cream cheese frosting, which is such a delicious and creamy addition. Feel free to use your favorite buttercream or a simple powdered sugar glaze instead, if it suits your fancy.
We enjoyed every single, apple-filled bite of these cinnamon rolls! I hope you give them a try! Enjoy!!Print