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So Good Cinnamon Rolls

A fun, fall-time treat, perfect for breakfast or brunch—made using Bison Cottage Cheese! Easy to make and easy to love, these cinnamon rolls are glazed with flavors of maple and vanilla.


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This recipe uses:


  • 3/4 cup Bison Cottage Cheese
  • 1/3 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 400°F.

  • Step 2

    In a food processor or blender, combine Bison Cottage Cheese, yogurt, sugar, butter, vanilla; cover and blend until smooth.

  • Step 3

    Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Then cover and pulse until mixture forms soft dough.

  • Step 4

    Transfer dough to a lightly floured surface and knead 4-5 times.

  • Step 5

    Roll into a 15x12-inch rectangle and brush with butter to within 1/2 inch of the long edges.

  • Step 6

    Combine pecans, brown sugar, and cinnamon; sprinkle over dough.

  • Step 7

    Roll up dough starting with long side; pinching seam to seal. Cut roll into 12 slices. Place cut side down in a greased 9-inch round baking pan.

  • Step 8

    Bake cinnamon rolls for 20-25 minutes, until golden brown.

  • Step 9

    Cool for 5 minutes. Transfer to serving plate.

  • Step 10

    Combine confectioners’ sugar, maple syrup, and vanilla to create glaze. Drizzle over rolls. Serve warm and enjoy!