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7 Ways to Hack a Can of Cinnamon Rolls

Ways to Hack a Can of Cinnamon Rolls
Holiday brunch just got sane again! Whip up these easy, clever and somewhat-homemade treats with as few as zero—ZERO—extra ingredients. MORE+ LESS-
Easy Cinnamon Roll Waffles

1. Cinnamon Roll Waffles

WHAT? YES. Bake your cinnamon rolls in a waffle iron, and drizzle with the included icing. They’re ready faster than you can say, “What smells so good?” and impressive-looking to boot. 

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Easy Mini Monkey Breads

2. Easy Mini Monkey Breads

When you cut your dough into bite-sized pieces and bake them in muffin tins, cinnamon rolls magically transform into miniature monkey breads that look so much more involved than they actually are. Yet another super easy way to up the presentation factor. 

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Cinnamon Roll Wrapped Sausage with Maple

3. Breakfast Pigs in a Blanket

If you can never choose between sweet and savory breakfasts, these little piggies are for you. 

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Orange Cinnamon Rolls Baked in Oranges

4. Orange Rolls in Orange Bowls

Deliciously sweet orange rolls bake up warm and gooey inside orange halves for a double dose of citrus flavor. 

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Bacon Cinnamon Brunch Rolls

5. Bacon-Wrapped Cinnamon Rolls

Another one for Team Sweet + Savory. These bacon-wrapped cinnamon rolls come together in minutes. With fresh fruit and juice, they’re all you need.

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Cinnamon Twists

6. Cinnamon Twists

Were these made for dunking in coffee, or what? To make, unwind a cinnamon roll and cut the strip of dough into two equal pieces. Twist together, and bake as directed on package. Serve with icing for dipping.

Mini Braided Cinnamon Buns

7. Mini Braided Cinnamon Buns

Unwind a cinnamon roll, cut dough into three narrow strips and braid together. Wind into a bun shape. Brush with a beaten egg, sprinkle with pearl sugar (optional) and bake according to package instructions.