Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 35 mins

This recipe has been in my family for many years. I make them often and hope they will be a hit with your family too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine sugar and mashed potatoes.
  2. Add water and yeast; mix well.
  3. Cover and let rise in a warm place for one hour.
  4. Meanwhile, combine filling ingredients and set aside.
  5. Stir dough down;mix in butter, eggs and salt.
  6. Gradually stir in flour.
  7. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface;knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes.
  8. Divide dough in half.
  9. On a floured surface, roll each portion into a 12in.
  10. by 12 inch square.
  11. Divide filling and spread over each square to within 1 inch of the edges.
  12. Roll up jelly-roll style.
  13. Place in a greased 9 by 9inch baking pan.
  14. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
  15. Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes or until golden.
  16. Drizzle with a confectioners sugar icing if desired.
Most Helpful

5 5

I made these cinnamon rolls and the dough is the best that I have had. The dough was light and easy to make. I made a couple of minor changes. Instead of using all purpose flour I used bread flour and I put butter, cinnamon, sugar and pecans in the bottom of the pan because my family does not care for glaze on their cinnamon rolls. Excellent recipe I can't wait to make these to take to my women's bible study group.

5 5

Excallento great dough.... made carmael cinniamon rolls by melting 3T butter in bottom of pan, add 1/4 c brown sugar and let just come to bubbly simmer..add 1or 2 T milk stirring. May add slightly and line up rolls on top and raise and cook as per recipe.

4 5

Very moist and great flavor! I was a little confused when you said to roll the dough jelly-roll style, but then you didn't cut them before letting them rise again. I let them rise not cut and it was a hassle to cut them afterward, even with dental floss. Next time I will cut them first. I do love this recipe though! I've been looking for a good one! I used a thick butter cream frosting for mine and my family loved them! I like how fast they rise and how easy the dough is to handle and work with! Thanks so much!