Home · Recipes Spiced Cranberry Rolls Author: Maryanne CabreraPublished: Sep 26, 2019Updated: Oct 16, 2023 View Recipe1 ReviewThis post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure policy. Cinnamon rolls are great… but spiced cranberry rolls are even better! This recipe post was made in partnership with Ocean Spray. Thank you for supporting our brand partners! As always, all opinions stated here are entirely my own. Cooler temperatures signal the start of holiday baking! I’ve partnered with Ocean Spray to show you how easy it is to incorporate dried cranberries into your favorite classic baking recipes. Elevate the standard cinnamon rolls with a punch of cranberries! These rolls have dried cranberries mixed into the dough as well as the filling. It’s flavored with the warm, inviting flavors of pumpkin pie spice mix and ground cinnamon. Spiced Cranberry Rolls Elevate the standard cinnamon rolls with a punch of cranberries. These spiced cranberry rolls have dried cranberries mixed into the dough and filling! Prep Time: 25 minutes minutesCook Time: 30 minutes minutesDough Rest: 1 hour hour 30 minutes minutesTotal Time: 2 hours hours 25 minutes minutes Servings: 12 rolls Print Recipe Pin Recipe Rate Recipe IngredientsDough:½ cup warm water, about 110°F2 ¼ teaspoon active dry yeast3 Tablespoon granulated sugar½ cup warm milk, about 110°F1 large egg, room temp4 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon kosher salt6 Tablespoon unsalted butter, softened½ cup Ocean Spray® Craisins® Dried CranberriesFilling:⅓ cup unsalted butter, softened¼ cup granulated sugar¼ cup light brown sugar1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice mix1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest¼ teaspoon kosher salt¼ cup chopped Ocean Spray® Craisins® Dried CranberriesFrosting:4 oz full-fat block cream cheese, room temp¼ cup unsalted butter, softened1 ½ cup confectioners' sugar½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice mixpinch kosher saltOcean Spray® Craisins® Dried Cranberries, to garnish Instructions Dough:In the bowl of a stand mixer, whisk together warm water, yeast, and 1 teaspoonof sugar. Let sit for 5-7 minutes to activate. Once mixture is bubbly and fragrant, whisk inremaining sugar, warm milk, and egg until smooth.Attach dough hook to stand mixer. In a large bowl, whisk together flour and salt. Add halfof flour mixture to mixing bowl. Mix on low speed until dough starts to come together. With the mixer running on low, add softened butter one tablespoon at a time. Add remaining flour mixture. Mix on low speed until dough forms.Increase to medium speed and knead dough for 3-5 minutes until smooth. Add in dried cranberries and continue to knead until thoroughly distributed. Dough should be smooth and pull away from the sides of the bowl.Transfer dough to a large greased bowl. Cover with plastic wrap. Allow dough to rest for one hour until it has doubled in volume.Filling:Make filling while dough rests. In a medium bowl, combine softened butter, sugar, brown sugar, spice mix, cinnamon, orange zest, and salt. Mix until smooth and well combined. Fold in chopped dried cranberries. Set aside.Assembly:Punch down risen dough. Transfer to a lightly floured work surface. Roll dough into an 18×14-inch rectangle. Spread filling mixture over dough.Starting at the longer end, roll dough into a tight log. Slice the log into 12 equal parts and place on a lightly greased 9×12-inch baking pan. Cover with plastic wrap. Let rolls rest for 30-45 minutes at room temperature until rolls have risen to top of baking pan.Preheat oven to 350°F. Remove plastic wrap. Bake rolls for 30-33 minutes until golden brown on top, rotate pan midway through baking to ensure even cooking. Allow rolls to cool in pan for 10-15 minutes before adding frosting.Frosting:Beat together softened cream cheese and butter until smooth. Add powdered sugar, spice mix, orange zest, and salt. Mix together until smooth. Spread over warm spiced cranberry rolls. Garnish with dried cranberries before serving. Author: Maryanne Cabrera Course: Breakfast, DessertCuisine: AmericanKeyword: holiday cinnamon rolls, cranberry cinnamon rolls, cranberry sweet rolls, spiced cranberries, dried cranberry dessert Did you make this recipe?Show us on Instagram! Tag @littleepicurean and hashtag #littleepicurean.