Delight in the sweet warmth of a healthier version of Cinnamon Rolls tailored for your Weight Watchers journey. Crafted with mindful choices to align with your wellness goals, these rolls boast a light and fluffy texture without compromising on the comforting essence of cinnamon goodness.

The dough, a harmonious blend of all-purpose flour, non-fat Greek yogurt, applesauce, and a touch of vanilla extract, serves as the foundation for these delectable treats. With a minimal amount of sugar or a suitable sugar substitute, these rolls aim to satisfy your sweet cravings while being conscious of your nutritional targets.

A tantalizing swirl of melted butter, sugar (or sugar substitute), and cinnamon graces the interior, infusing each roll with the classic aroma and taste of cinnamon goodness. Baked to golden perfection, these rolls emerge from the oven with a promise of delightful indulgence.

To crown the experience, a light glaze made from powdered sugar (or a sugar substitute), non-fat milk, and vanilla extract adds a touch of sweetness without overwhelming the wholesome nature of the rolls. With each bite, savor the satisfaction of a guilt-free treat that contributes approximately 4 Weight Watchers SmartPoints per serving, making it a delightful addition to your balanced approach to wellness.

Enjoy these WW-friendly Cinnamon Rolls as a special breakfast treat or a comforting dessert, reminding yourself that health-conscious choices can be just as indulgent and enjoyable. Embrace the sweet moments without compromising your journey toward a healthier lifestyle.

WW healthy cinnamon roll


For the Dough:

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar or a sugar substitute suitable for baking
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Filling:

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar or a sugar substitute suitable for baking
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

For the Glaze:

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar or a powdered sugar substitute
  • 1-2 tablespoons non-fat milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat Oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and lightly grease a baking dish.
  2. Prepare the Dough:
    • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar or sugar substitute, baking powder, and salt.
    • Add in the Greek yogurt, applesauce, and vanilla extract. Mix until a dough forms.
  3. Roll Out the Dough:
    • On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough into a rectangle, approximately 12×8 inches.
  4. Add Filling:
    • Brush the melted butter over the rolled-out dough.
    • In a small bowl, mix the sugar or sugar substitute with ground cinnamon, then sprinkle it evenly over the dough.
  5. Roll and Cut:
    • Starting from the long side, roll the dough into a log.
    • Cut the log into 12 equal slices.
  6. Bake:
    • Place the rolls in the prepared baking dish and bake for about 15-18 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Prepare the Glaze:
    • While the rolls are baking, whisk together the powdered sugar or sugar substitute, non-fat milk, and vanilla extract to make the glaze.
  8. Glaze the Rolls:
    • Once the rolls are out of the oven, let them cool slightly, then drizzle the glaze over the top.

Nutrition Information (per serving, based on 12 servings):

  • Calories: ~130
  • Protein: ~4g
  • Fat: ~2g
  • Carbohydrates: ~25g
  • Fiber: ~1g
  • Sugars: ~6g
  • WW SmartPoints (Blue Plan): ~4 per serving

Please note that the nutrition values are approximate and may vary based on the specific products and brands you use. Adjustments can be made based on your dietary preferences and needs. These healthier Cinnamon Rolls offer a delightful treat with a lower impact on your WW SmartPoints. Enjoy in moderation as a guilt-free indulgence!