Baked Apple Cinnamon Rolls

This recipe saves calories by substituting equal parts cooking oil with Mott's applesauce.


  • 1 cup Mott’s® Applesauce Apple
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp heavy cream
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract


  • 1 13.8-oz. tube of refrigerated pizza dough
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1½ tsp ground cinnamon
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  • For sauce
  • Whisk together all ingredients in small saucepan over medium-low heat.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, for 15-20 minutes until sauce thickens.
  • For cinnamon rolls
  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Lightly spray an 8-inch cake pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Roll out pizza dough into an 8x12-inch rectangle with the smallest length facing you.
  • Combine sugars and cinnamon together in a small bowl. Sprinkle evenly over dough and pat the sugar mixture gently into dough.
  • Roll dough up away from you. Dough will be about 2 inches in diameter and 12 inches long.
  • Cut the dough into 8 equally thick slices. Place rolls in prepared cake pan. Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Pour sauce over rolls, and bake for an additional 15 minutes. Let the pan cool slightly on wire rack for 10 minutes. Serve.