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Mini Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Cupcakes
  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 20
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Mini Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Cupcakes

Slice up Pillsbury™ Grands! Cinnamon Rolls and bake them in mini muffin cups. 12 minutes later, you'll have mini breakfast-friendly cupcakes, ready to be drizzled, decorated and shared!

Ingredients

1
(5-count) tube Pillsbury™ Grands!™ cinnamon rolls with icing
1
tablespoon sprinkles (optional)

Directions

  • 1 Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line a 24-count mini muffin tin with 20 mini cupcake wrappers.
  • 2 Open the Pillsbury™ Grands! Cinnamon Rolls. Set frosting pack aside. Slice each roll into 4 pieces. Pinch each wedge of dough into rounded mini cinnamon rolls. Press dough into lined muffin tin. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until the tops turn a light, golden brown.
  • 3 Drizzle immediately with the frosting pack. Decorate with sprinkles if desired.
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Baby cinnamon roll cupcakes. What a cute idea for your brunch guests!

As prepared by Cheeky Kitchen,

Mini cinni-rolls served up like little cupcakes. The time has come.

Who says you have to run to a restaurant to enjoy a batch of fresh-baked mini cinnamon rolls? With this easy recipe we’ll show you how to make yummy lil’ cinnamon breakfast cupcakes in 20 minutes flat. One ingredient is all you need.

Yep, this adorable idea is what we like to call pure breakfast brilliance.

 

Mini Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Cupcakes

Here’s your ingredient line-up. A single can of Pillsbury™ Grands! Grab a few the next time you’re at the grocery store and you’ll be able to whip up these cinni-minis whenever you please.

Need a quick breakfast? Boom.

Want a snappy snack? Blam.

Hosting a last-minute brunch? Boosh. (Also, you’re going to need mimosas. But that’s a whole ‘nother article).

 

Mini Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Cupcakes

To make these sweeties, simply slice up each roll of dough into four pie-like triangles. Then pinch the edges together to make a little round re-roll. (Which is what I call big cinnamon rolls twisted into tiny cinnamon rolls.)

 

Mini Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Cupcakes

Pop your little balls of dough into a mini cupcake-lined baking sheet.

 

Mini Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Cupcakes

Then bake until they’re golden brown and cinnamon-smelling.

 

Mini Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Cupcakes

Be ready with your frosting! These taste yummiest when you frost them ASAP.

 

Mini Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Cupcakes

Just follow the directions on the back of the package, allowing your frosting to melt (or microwaving it for just a few seconds) until it’s easy to drizzle.

 

Mini Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Cupcakes

Serve with your favorite breakfast munchins. Which is the word we use for munchy yumyums that make amazing morning food. But you knew that, right?

 

Mini Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Cupcakes

Eat, share and enjoy!

 

Brooke blogs at Cheeky Kitchen, where she shares crazy simple, healthy family recipes. She joined Tablespoon to share some of her best, so keep an eye on Brooke's Tablespoon profile to see what she cooks up next!

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Tips  

Go rainbow! Tint your frosting with Betty Crocker™ food coloring gels and drizzle each cupcake with a different color. Match your sprinkles to the frosting for extra pop!

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