Healthy Cinnamon Rolls

The best ever ooey-gooey cinnamon roll recipe that's healthy too!

3 tbsp olive oil

1/8 tsp vanilla extract


1 egg

1/4 cup pumpkin puree

2 tsp instant yeast

1/3 cup milk

3 cups whole wheat pastry flour

1/8 cup coconut sugar

Healthy Cinnamon Rolls


12 servings


2 hrs 20 min

Step 1

Combine milk, oil, egg, pumpkin, spices, sugar, and yeast.

Step 2

Add the flour and stir until incorporated.

Step 3

Knead for 3 minutes. Cover and allow to rise for 45 minutes.

Step 4

Gently punch the dough and transfer to a floured surface. Roll flat with a rolling pin, and spread melted butter on top.

Step 5

Sprinkle with sugar, cinnamon, and pumpkin spice.

Step 6

Roll into a log.

Step 7

Cut log into 12 even circles. Transfer to a baking dish and cover for 30 minutes.

Step 8

Bake for 35 minutes at 350 F. Let cool for 10-15 minutes before serving.

A delicious treat for breakfast or brunch! Super kid-friendly too!

Hi! I'm Anjali!

A board certified health coach, author, wife, mom and food lover with a passion for delicious food and a desire to make healthy eating easy, tasty, and fun!