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Christmas Tree Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

Christmas Tree Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

These Christmas Tree Cinnamon Rolls are super fun and easy to make for a special Christmas breakfast during the holiday season! Made using canned cinnamon rolls baked in the shape of a tree!

Who wouldn’t love to wake up on Christmas morning with the smell of cinnamon rolls filling their house?

If you’re a fan of these sweet treats but don’t want to spend all day in the kitchen baking homemade cinnamon rolls, then try this cinnamon roll christmas tree recipe. These festive little bites will have everyone feeling merry before they even know what hit them.

Christmas Tree Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

These easy cinnamon rolls are not only festive, but they take just a few minutes of hands-on work. They’re perfect for a holiday breakfast or dessert on Christmas day or any other day you want to celebrate this holiday season with your family. 

The kids will have so much fun helping make their own cinnamon roll tree if you set up their sprinkles and frosting! Serve up some hot chocolate to go along with your delicious cinnamon rolls!

Christmas Tree Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

How to Make a Festive Cinnamon Roll Christmas Tree

*Makes 5 Christmas Tree Cinnamon Rolls.

You will need:

  • Pillsbury Grands Cinnamon Rolls (This recipe will not work unless you use pillsbury cinnamon rolls. They unroll so you can form tree shape)
  • Green Food Coloring
  • Sprinkles
Christmas Tree Cinnamon Rolls

Detailed Instructions:

Start by putting a piece of parchment paper on top of a large baking sheet.

You will need to unroll the cinnamon roll and then curve the cinnamon rolls up and over to make additional rows of rolls in a zig zag shape to form a christmas tree shape.

Place dough on your sheet pan in rows 1-inch apart.

Bake as directed until your cinnamon rolls are golden brown.

While your cinnamon rolls are baking, get your frosting ready. Add a few drops of green food coloring to the cream cheese frosting. Mix it up.

Frost your warm cinnamon rolls with the green icing, leaving bottom center of tree plain as the tree bark.

Now it’s time to decorate! But you can use any sprinkles you have on hand and even use a yellow m&m as a star on top of the tree.

Christmas Tree Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

These delicious cinnamon rolls are best when they’re warm, gooey and ready to eat, but you can always let them cool then wrap in plastic wrap before storing. These sweet treats will stay good up until 3 days at room temperature. Warm rolls in the microwave.

Christmas Tree Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

Christmas Tree Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

Yield: 5
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
These Christmas Tree Cinnamon Rolls are super fun and easy to make for a special Christmas breakfast during the holiday season! Made using canned cinnamon rolls baked in the shape of a tree!

Ingredients

  • 1 can Pillsbury Grands Cinnamon Rolls
  • 1-2 drops green food coloring
  • Sprinkles

Instructions

    1. Start by putting a piece of parchment paper down on a baking sheet.
    2. You will need to unroll the cinnamon roll and then curve the cinnamon rolls up and over to make rows into a tree shape.
    3. Then just bake as directed. 
    4. While your cinnamon rolls are baking, get your frosting ready. Add a drop or 2 of green food coloring to the cream cheese frosting. Mix it up. 
    5. When your rolls are out of the oven and cooled for a few minutes, frost & decorate your Cinnamon Rolls Christmas Trees.

Notes

These delicious cinnamon rolls are best when they're warm, gooey and ready to eat, but you can always let them cool then wrap in plastic wrap before storing. These sweet treats will stay good up until 3 days at room temperature. Warm rolls in the microwave.

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