Cinnamon Rolls

A staple Christmas treat, cinnamon rolls are more favoured over state side but these healthy versions couldn’t be more Irish if they tried with their base ingredient being proper Irish oats! I have made these a couple of times, which I rarely do, I’m usually always wanting to try something new, but these I have to say are delicious I simply can’t stop at just one! Don’t be afraid to change around some of the ingredients to suit your taste buds or whats in the kitchen press, choose your nuts of preference or add in some dried fruit -get creative, however stick to the pastry recipe its damn good!


Cooks in Minutes


  • 150g oats/gluten free oats
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tbsp baking powder
  • 1.1/2 tbsp greek yogurt
  • 1 egg
  • 1.1/2 tbsp honey/maple


  • Handful toasted pecans (chopped finely)
  • Handful toasted almonds(chopped finely)
  • tbsp coconut suger
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup


  1. Place the oats in a food processor and blend into a very fine flour, stir in the baking powder.
  2. Add in the coconut oil, and rub together with your fingers, until the oil is completely absorbed and the mix looks like fine breadcrumbs.
  3. In a separate bowl beat the egg, honey and yogurt. Combine with dry ingredients and mix using your hands.
  4. The finished product should be a wet dough. Wrap the dough in cling film and place in the fridge for at least 30 minutes to harden.
  5. Preheat 200ºC
  6. When rolling out the dough sprinkle a little oat flour, or flour of preference on the surface of the board and rolling pin.
  7. Roll out a rectangular shape and cut off excess dough.
  8. Mix all the filling ingredients together and place along the middle of your rectangle.
  9. Gently roll up one side and continue full circle.
  10. Wash down the top with a beaten egg.
  11. Cut the roll in sections of 8.
  12. Place in the oven for 15 minutes.
  13. Leave aside to cool.