I made these for my boyfriend for breakfast along with some eggs and fresh squeezed orange juice. Very Yummy!
Step 1: Ingredients and Tools
3. Brown sugar
5. Store bought pizza dough (The Cheat)
6. Baking sheet
7. Thread (I used quilting thread. Fishing line will work also. This is used to cut the rolls)
8. Orange juice
9. Pastry brush
10. Small bowls
Step 2: Making Yummy Goodness
Roll out the dough. Using the pastry brush brush 2 tablespoons of the melted butter over the top of the dough. Next, sprinkle a layer of sugar followed by a layer of cinnamon, and finally brown sugar. You can use any amount you want of these. Keep in mind that the more you use, the more of a mess you'll have when rolling them up and baking them. The less you have, the more likely they will keep their shape better.
Finish up by dribbling the last tablespoon of melted butter over the top.
Step 3: Rollin' Rollin' Rollin'
Step 4: Cutting the Rolls
I always use this method when cutting dough. Whenever I try using a knife, it makes a mess. Using thread makes a very clean cut.
Step 5: Making and Baking Hearts
Orange glaze (Optional):
In a small bowl place roughly 1 tablespoon to 1 1/2 tablespoons of brown sugar. Mix in 1/4 to 1/2 a teaspoon of orange juice. You don't want the glaze to be too watery, but you don't want it to be thick. Spoon over the rolls when they come out of the oven.
Let the cinnamon rolls cool a bit and enjoy!