Cinnamon Bun Icing Recipe -
Cinnamon Bun Icing Recipe
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Cinnamon Bun Icing

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"Really good icing for cinnamon buns. This recipes makes enough to cover 20 large rolls. You may want to divide it if you don't need so much."

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Original recipe makes 20 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins

    10 mins


  1. In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, margarine, vanilla extract, confectioners' sugar and milk. Beat until creamy.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 21, 2003

Super Creamy, easy and delicious. My family loved this recipe, beats all store bought cinnamon bun icings.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 14, 2012

This was just Ok. The sweetness overpower the cream cheesey taste that I had hoped for. Not bad if you really like sweet with a hint of cream cheese.

Jan 13, 2006

I LOVE this recipe! I also add in some cinnamon that goes great with the cinnamon rolls!

Jan 06, 2004

YUMMY!! I needed some extra icing for those refrigerated cinnamon rolls (they never come with enough icing for me) and this was great. I didn't add the milk and cut the recipe in half, cause I didn't have that many rolls. Very quick indeed. Thanks Lisa.

Dec 14, 2010

I cut this in half and used butter instead of margerine and used a full teaspoon of vanilla. This worked out perfectly. Half a recipe was just right for twelve cinnamon rolls.....maybe just a touch overkill, but the family will love that. ;)

Dec 31, 2006

i cut this recipe in half to ice a huge monkey bread today. It was more than enough, but i couldnt stop eating it with my fingers. Its so yummy. would also make a great icing for carrot cake!!!!

Jun 21, 2003

It took me forever to find a recipe for cinnabons that actually tasted good!

Mar 24, 2009

I used this as the frosting for my pizza parlor cinnamon bread sticks. Super easy and very delicious. EDIT: I had some leftover from this and used it to dip strawberries. It was wonderful. I bet it would taste good with other fruit as well.


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  • Calories
  • 153 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 19.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 8.4 g
  • 13%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Protein
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 86 mg
  • 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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