Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Heart-Shaped Cinnamon Rolls

Lovin' from the Oven

It's Valentine's Day this weekend, and we started off the week with Heart Shaped Cinnamon Rolls.

Nothin' says I ♥ you like a cinnamon rolls baking in the oven! These are so easy; just follow your own cinnamon roll recipe -- with one little change. Roll the dough from both ends, toward each other, and then pinch the bottom.

Gourmet Mom on the Go gets all the credit; what a cute idea! Go here for a recipe and a how-to that even includes a little video tutorial. Here's my little contribution: I'll give you a light version of the cream cheese frosting to put on top. Enjoy. ♥


Light Cream Cheese Frosting

8 oz. light cream cheese (Neufchâtel cheese)

1 cup confectioners' sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Put all ingredients into a bowl. Beat on low speed with an electric mixer until just combined, then increase speed to high and beat until smooth.

♥ If you want the breadmaker cinnamon roll recipe we used at our house, leave me a comment, and I'll get it to you!


Elena said...

How did I miss all of these posts? I just LOVE these little heart rolls. I might get brave and try them. And you cute. I wish my hubby wasn't allergic.

Julie said...

Those are soooo cute!

Christine said...

Oh my gosh these are soooo cute! I am going to make these this week end for sweet!

Elizabeth said...

Hi, Wendy - I saw your post on Sandy's blog. I was wondering if you'd mine sharing your pizza rolls recipe?

BTW, I love these heart-shaped cinnamon rolls. I might just have to make some!


Mary Isabella and Kiley too! said...

They look so good!!!...m.