Protein Cinnamon Rolls

Believe it or not, one of the most delicious desserts known as cinnamon rolls can actually be made with simple, healthy ingredients, and contain high amounts of protein! Enjoy!

(Makes 6 servings)



  • ½ cup self rising flour
  • ⅓ cup nonfat greek yogurt
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder


  • 2 tbsp sugar-free maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1.5 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1.5 tbsp coconut sugar


  • 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder 
  • 1.5 tbsp confectioners sugar
  • ⅓  cup almond milk


  1. Combine the dough ingredients and mix until a dough forms.
  2. Knead the dough until smooth and sprinkle more self rising flour on the counter surface.
  3. Roll out the dough using a rolling pin until it is thin.
  4. Add the maple syrup and filling ingredients in a thin even layer on the dough.
  5. Roll the dough up and cut the dough into slices to form cinnamon rolls.
  6. Place the cinnamon rolls on a greased pan.
  7. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes.
  8. Top with the icing mixture.

(Per cinnamon Roll) Calories: 156, Total Fat: 0.4g, Saturated Fat: 0.1g, Cholesterol: 2mg, Sodium: 189.7mg, Total Carbohydrates: 22.8g, Dietary Fiber: 2.5g, Total Sugar: 10.7g, Protein: 15.1g, Vitamin D: 1.6%, Calcium: 18.4%, Iron: 5.4%, Potassium: 213.8mg

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