Mini Protein Cinnamon Rolls {gf, df, rsf}

Updated: Apr 12, 2021

The perfect mini cinnamon rolls don’t exi... oh wait, yes they do. These mini cinnamon rolls are the perfect, protein packed single serve treat. This recipe features one of my favorite nut butters by Abby’s Better: cinnamon roll infused protein almond butter. It is a game changer for this recipe, but it also makes it so simple! These little rolls are packed with some of my favorite dairy free and gluten free swaps, such as gluten free flour, vegan butter, coconut sugar, and unsweetened nut milk. They do not require many ingredients, and are no yeast rolls. They're gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free, along with delicious and more nutrient dense. You’re gonna love them, I promise!

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Prep time: 5 minutes

Bake time: 20-23

Serving size: 6-8 mini rolls



3/4c gluten free flour

1tbs coconut sugar

3tbs nut milk

2tbs softened vegan butter

1tsp cinnamon

1tsp baking powder

1tsp vanilla


1tsp vegan butter

1/3c Abby’s Better cinnamon roll almond butter

1tbs coconut sugar

1tsp cinnamon

flakey sea salt


1tsp nut milk

2tbs pure maple syrup or raw honey (if not vegan)

1tsp partially melted vegan butter

1/2 scoop vanilla collagen or protein

1/2tsp cinnamon


1. Preheat oven to 350° F and grease a round dish with coconut oil.

2. In a bowl, combine dough ingredients. Mix until well combined and forming a ball. Set aside for a few minutes.

3. To make part of the filling, add vegan butter and nut butter to microwave safe bowl and microwave for 15 seconds. Mix.

4. Now add dough in between two pieces of parchment paper and roll out flat.

5. Add the melted nut butter mixture to the flat dough. Spread evenly to all corners.

6. Sprinkle coconut sugar, cinnamon, and flakey sea salt over top.

7. Gently pick up one end, and start to roll until in a log shape.

8. Carefully cut the rolled dough into individual rolls. (about an inch thick).

9. Transfer to prepped circle dish, and bake for 20-23 minutes.