9 Crazy Things to Make with Store-Bought Cinnamon Rolls (Slideshow)
July 15, 2014
Store-bought cinnamon rolls are a super-delicious time-saver
Using sliced, baked cinnamon rolls in place of regular bread gives French toast extra flavor. Simply batter and fry the slices of cinnamon rolls as you would any other bread.
Tired of traditional graham cracker crust on your cheesecake? Try using store-bought cinnamon roll dough instead. Line your springform pan with unbaked cinnamon roll dough, top with cheesecake mixture, and bake.
If you have leftover cinnamon rolls that have started to get stale, don’t despair; they’re perfect for bread pudding. Cut the cinnamon rolls into cubes and use them in place of the bread in your favorite bread pudding recipe.
If you’re craving a cinnamon-swirled pancake, try taking individual rolls of store-bought cinnamon roll dough and flattening them with a rolling pin between two sheets of wax paper. Then, cook them in a non-stick skillet.
Pulse leftover cinnamon rolls in a food processor to make crumbs. Then, combine the crumbs with cream cheese frosting until you can form a ball. Dip the cinnamon roll cake ball into white chocolate for a fun cake pop variation.
There are few pies that can’t be enhanced by a good cinnamon-swirl crust. Make one by cutting cinnamon rolls into thin slices and lining a pie pan.
Bake cinnamon rolls in a well-greased Bundt pan. When the cake is done, invert it to release it from the pan, cool for 15 minutes, and then glaze with cream cheese icing.
Store-bought cinnamon roll dough can also be a time-saver if you’re craving waffles. Simply place uncooked cinnamon roll dough on a greased waffle iron and cook until they’re done.
For what’s probably the craziest trick of all, stack or assemble baked cinnamon rolls to resemble a cake. Frost the cake with cream cheese icing and decorate with candles for a quick and delicious birthday cake.