Sour Cream Cinnamon Rolls

Coffee And Cinnamon Rolls
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 30 mins
Servings: 12 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
314 Calories
22g Fat
29g Carbs
3g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12
Amount per serving
Calories 314
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Cholesterol 76mg 25%
Sodium 154mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Protein 3g
Calcium 53mg 4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Nothing smells better than freshly baked cinnamon rolls! The yeast dough for these special cinnamon rolls includes sour cream. The rolls are filled with a mixture of cinnamon, brown sugar, butter, and pecans. 


  • For the Dough:
  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • For the Filling:
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • For the Topping:
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Steps to Make It

  1. In a bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Blend in cup sugar, eggs, sour cream and 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter. Put flour and salt in large bowl.

  2. Make a well in the center and add yeast mixture, then slowly work in flour. Mix with hands until smooth, then shape into balls. Place in greased bowl. Cover and refrigerate 4 hours to 3 days.

  3. Roll out dough into a rectangle. Spread dough with 2 tablespoons butter, then sprinkle on brown sugar, 2 teaspoons cinnamon and chopped pecans.

  4. Roll out like a jelly roll and cut into 12 slices. Place on cookie sheet and flatten. Spread with 2 tablespoons butter, then sprinkle with 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon. Let rise 10 to 15 minutes.

  5. Bake at 400 F for 10 to 15 minutes.