Friday, November 16, 2012

Food Friday - Mini Cinnamon Rolls

Awhile ago, a friend of mine posted on Facebook how they have a Sunday Morning tradition of homemade cinnamon rolls.  I really liked that idea but needed to find something quick and easy so I didn't have to get up early to make them before church.  I ran across this idea on Pinterest (of course!) and they are a hit in this house.  Right now I don't make them every Sunday but I think as the boys get older, they will be something that is expected :-)

Mini Cinnamon Rolls
adapted from Very Culinary

There really is not a lot to say about these other than to say they are really good.  They are the perfect size for little hands and the perfect size to just pop into your mouth. 

Mini Cinnamon Rolls
Makes 16
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 12 minutes
• 1 (8 ounce) tube crescent seamless dough sheet **
• 2 tablespoons butter, melted
• 1 teaspoon cinnamon
• 4 tablespoons brown sugar
• 2 tablespoons finely chopped pecans
• 1 teaspoon maple syrup
• 1 tablespoon skim milk
• 1/2 cup powdered sugar
** If you cannot find the seamless dough, then just buy an 8 ounce tube regular crescent roll dough, but you’ll need to pinch all the seams together, then smooth out slightly with a rolling pin.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly coat a non-stick mini muffin tin with cooking spray; set aside.
Layout your dough, longer side toward you. Brush with the butter. Sprinkle with the cinnamon, brown sugar, and pecans. Roll into a log and cut into 16 equal pieces.
Place mini cinnamon rolls into your mini muffin tin. Bake for 12 minutes.
Meanwhile whisk together maple syrup and milk in a bowl. Add in powdered sugar until desired consistency is reached. Drizzle over warm cinnamon rolls and enjoy!