Pumpkin Cream Cheese Rolls with Salted Caramel Frosting

Cream Cheese Filled Pumpkin Rolls with Salted Caramel Frosting… could there be a better title in the world? No. Probably not.

Cream cheese, pumpkin and caramel were meant to be together. Each bite is perfection. Soft, gooey, creamy center with a perfect pumpkin flavored bread then slathered with melting salted caramel frosting. This is quite the experience.

These are fantastic! The filling really makes them unique and sets them apart from any other pumpkin cinnamon roll you may have tried before. Put these on the fall must-try list! You won’t regret it!

Cream Cheese Filled Pumpkin Rolls with Salted Caramel Frosting... These are fantastic! The filling really makes them unique and the frosting is the perfect topping and really adds to the delicious flavor!

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Rolls with Salted Caramel Frosting

These Pumpkin Rolls are fantastic! The filling really makes them unique and the frosting is the perfect topping and adds to the delicious flavor!
Servings 12 rolls
Calories 435kcal


  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons yeast
  • 4 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 1/2 cups flour

Cream Cheese Filling

  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

Salted Caramel Frosting

  • 6 Tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/3 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup powdered sugar


  • In a microwave safe large bowl, heat pumpkin, milk, brown sugar, sugar and salt for a minute or so until butter is almost melted. Stir to combine ingredients. Add yeast and let it sit for 3 minutes.
  • After 3 minutes, add 1 1/2 cups flour and egg and begin kneading to make a nice soft dough.
  • Gradually add salt, cinnamon and remaining flour until a nice stiff dough forms.
  • Knead for about 6 minutes on a lightly floured surface until smooth in consistency.
  • Place in a greased bowl and cover.
  • Let rise until doubled in size.


  • In a medium bowl, cream the cream cheese and brown sugar until well combined.


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a 9x13 inch pan and set aside.
  • Roll risen dough into a 12x10 inch rectangle and spread filling over the dough.
  • Roll jelly-roll style starting with the longer side.
  • Cut into 12 slices about 1 inch thick.
  • Place rolls into a 9x13 inch baking dish. Cover again and let rise an additional 30 minutes.
  • Bake at 375 degrees F for 20-25 minutes.
  • Cool on a wire rack.


  • Melt Butter, brown sugar and milk in a medium sauce pan. Cook and stir over medium low heat for 1 minutes. Take off heat and stir in powdered sugar, vanilla and salt. Stir until well blended.
  • Drizzle over rolls.


Calories: 435kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.4g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 284mg | Potassium: 152mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 45g | Vitamin A: 2036IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 2mg
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(recipe from: Taste of Home)

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  1. Averie @ Averie Cooks

    Pumpkin and salted caramel FROSTING on top of big fluffy rolls....these look insanely good! Pinned and I wish I was eating your leftovers :)

  2. Yvonne @ Tried and Tasty

    I'm a sucker for cinnamon rolls, you had me at 'cream cheese stuffed & salted caramel frosting'. Woo wee.. I bet these are just heaven!

  3. Rebecca DeGroff


    I tried these and ran into a problem with the dough being so sticky I could do nothing but keep adding flour as I attempted to knead it. I am experienced with high hydration dough, but this seemed over the top. Regardless, I made them with and they were to die for, but just question flour amount. The 4 vs 5 stars is because of the dough issue. Love your site!