Easy Orange Rolls


 (Photo: John O'Hagan; Styling: Buffy Hargett)

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Your family will definitely want to rise, shine and dine when they smell these baking in the oven.


  • 1/2 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1 (11-ounce) can refrigerated French bread dough
  • 2 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup powedered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice


Step 1

  • Preheat oven to 375°.

Step 2

  • Beat cream cheese, light brown sugar, and orange zest at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Unroll French bread dough onto a lightly floured surface. Spread cream cheese mixture over dough, leaving a 1/4-inch border. Sprinkle with granulated sugar.

Step 3

  • Gently roll up dough, starting at 1 long side. Cut into 11 (1 1/4-inch) slices. Place slices in a lightly greased 8-inch round cake pan. Brush top of dough with melted butter.

Step 4

  • Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until golden. Stir together powdered sugar and orange juice in a small bowl until smooth. Drizzle over hot rolls. Serve immediately.