Quick Sweet Potato Cinnamon Rolls

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

Need another use for your sweet potatoes? Want to make something sweet & special for the holidays that doesn't take a lot of time? Try these out.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For dough: Combine sweet potato, 9 tablespoons melted butter, and 1/2 cup milk. Stir in the flour,1/4 cup sugar, baking powder, and salt. Mix until well blended.
  2. When a soft dough forms, roll the dough onto a floured surface. Form the dough into a 12 x 15 inch rectangle.
  3. In a small boewl, combine the 6 tablespoons of melted butter, raisins, and cinnamon. Sprinkle the filling mixture over the dough. Roll dough lengthwise, pinching the seams together.
  4. Cut dough into 3/4 inch slices and place close together in greased baking pan.
  5. Bake until golden brown at 425 degrees for 15-20 minutes.
  6. While rolls are baking, make the glaze. In a small bowl, combine the powdered sugar, 2 tablspoons milk, and vanilla extract until smooth.
  7. When the rolls are done, remove them from the oven. Immediately spoon the glaze over the rolls. Serve hot. (Makes 20 rolls.).
Most Helpful

Liked it but realized too late that 1 tablespoon of salt should be 1 teaspoon (at least for my taste as no one else seemed to comment). I can see where it will taste fantastic when I make it using the right measurements.

karenmi June 20, 2010

My whole family love these. I am baking more sweet potatoes as I write to have for this w/e batch. Love the vitamin a benefits also. Thanks!

michelelord March 06, 2009