Cinnamon Sugar Knots Recipe

These Cinnamon Sugar Knots could not be any easier to make if I tried. Or any more delicious. Or more perfect in my book.

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I started to call them cinnamon sugar love knots, but then Little Buddy told me that that name just wouldn’t be too cool for him to ask for me to make when his buddies were over. After a few minutes, I saw his point and decided to drop “love” from the official name. Just know that in my mind, the word is still in there. Ha!

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For these cinnamon sugar knots, I started with pizza dough that I rolled out and then cut into 1 1/2-inch wide strips by about 6-inch in length. Then, I simply tied each of the strips into a quick knot, brushed them with a bit of melted butter and sprinkled them liberally with cinnamon sugar.

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While you can certainly use my homemade pizza dough recipe for these cinnamon sugar knots, you can also just grab a premade pizza dough at your grocery store. The Pillsbury pizza dough always works for these little babies and has them ready for serving before they even know it!

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So, if you want to make a quick, extra special little treat, give these cinnamon sugar love knots a try. Just don’t call them that in front of a bunch of 12 year old boys.

Here’s my Cinnamon Sugar Knots recipe. I think you’ll love them!

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Cinnamon Sugar Knots Recipe

Cinnamon Sugar Knots make an easy, delicious treat ready in minutes. Get this favorite cinnamon sugar knots recipe your whole family will love.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 6
Calories: 0
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch


  • pizza dough
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar

Dipping Sauce

  • 2 cups confectioner's sugar
  • 1-2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 425º F.
  • Cut pizza dough into strips that are about 6 inches long and 1 1/2 inches wide. Tie each strip into a knot. Brush with melted butter and sprinkled with cinnamon and granulated sugar. Place in oven and bake for about 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove from oven and serve with optional dipping sauce.

Dipping Sauce Recipe:

  • Whisk together confectioner's sugar, heavy cream and vanilla in a medium bowl until creamy. Pour into a bowl for dipping.

Robyn xo

12 comments on “Cinnamon Sugar Knots Recipe”

  1. Can I pretty please have these for breakfast?! Yum!

  2. Robyn,
    These look so delish. Pinned.

  3. So easy to make and they look delicious!

  4. Those look terrific. I cannot wait to make them for the family.

  5. Get out of town! I love how easy these are, Robyn! I did something similar recently, but brushed mine with a garlic-parmesan butter. Meanwhile, I was daydreaming about making something like this! OH, it’s happening.

  6. Pizza dough deserves so much more recognition than it receives. It’s such a versatile staple to have hidden away in the freezer. These look like such a lovely snack for on the go.

  7. My kind of rolls!!! LOVE these!! 🙂

  8. This is a great idea for the extra pizza dough I have in the freezer! If I put it in the fridge I think I might have these for Sunday Brunch!!!!!!!! Thanks so much! I think some caramel dipping sauce will be really good or I have raspberry sauce left over.

  9. Making these tomorrow morning for workers who are coming to the house.
    PLEASE tell me I’ll be able to have a Add a Pinch Cookbook in my kitchen one day!

  10. Just what i was looking for! Have extra pizza dough frm today’s lunch and gotta use it by today cos i hate keeping dough

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