Reader: Johnson's Corner Cinnamon Rolls Are Big, But Taste Horrible

Johnson's Corner cinnamon roll.
Johnson's Corner cinnamon roll.

The news that Johnson's Corner, the iconic truck stop just north of the Berthoud exit on I-25, will soon be sold to TravelCenters of America drew many cries of "noooo" and "Welcome to corporate America." Members of the founding family -- Joe Johnson opened Johnson's Corner back in 1950 -- promise that the place will be business as usual and that the renowned cinnamon rolls will stay...but some folks are ready to say so long to those, too.

See also: Founding Family Selling Johnson's Corner to TravelCenters of America

Says Ann:

Never got the cinnamon roll hype. Yes, they're big...but taste horrible.

Says Clay:

I think their cinnamon rolls have a reputation for being better than they actually are. Maybe years ago they were glorious, but every time I've tried them, meh.

Says Steve:

Definitely don't get the cinnamon rolls topped with cough syrup glaze.

Who makes the best cinnamon rolls in metro Denver? Post your answers below.



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