Sweet Cinnamon Roll Desserts

Cinnamon-Sugar Roll Cookies in metal basket
Cinnamon rolls aren't just for breakfast. These homemade cinnamon roll desserts are inspired by the go-to breakfast bread and just as rich. These ready-for-icing sweets—including cinnamon bars and cinnamon roll cupcakes—are sure to be a hit.

Cinnamon Roll Apple Pie

Here's a new way to use refrigerated piecrust: Brush it with butter, dust with cinnamon-sugar, roll, and slice to place atop an ooey-gooey caramel apple pie.

Cinnamon Bars

Cinnamon bars with a cinnamon-sugar coating really drive the cinnamon roll theme home. We suggest drizzling a powdered sugar icing on top.

Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes

All the flavors of a cinnamon roll are neatly tucked into these delicious cupcakes. If you wake up craving something sweet, you could even pretend these are muffins.

 

Caramel Apple Cinnamon Roll Bites

Why choose between cinnamon rolls and caramel rolls? These bite-size treats offer the best of both!

Cinnamon Fantans

Fantans—a traditional type of dinner roll—are transformed into dessert, thanks to the cinnamon filling. Sprinkle powdered sugar on top for a big finish.

Pear-Cinnamon Streusel Squares

Inspired by both summer cobblers and cinnamon rolls on a chilly morning, these streusel squares are the perfect treat all year long.

Cinnamon-Coffee Cookies

Instead of serving coffee on the side, add some java to this cinnamon cookie recipe. The best news? These flavorful cookies keep in your freezer for up to three months.

Cinnamon Roll Pumpkin Pie

Shine a spotlight on cinnamon as one of the ingredients in pumpkin pie spice, as well as in the piecrust made with refrigerated cinnamon rolls.

Rolled Cinnamon Sandwiches

A powdered sugar-cinnamon filling glues together two buttery cookies in this delicious sandwich cookie recipe. Roll in rainbow-color sprinkles for a cheery touch.

Apple-Cinnamon Streusel Bars

Add some apple to spice up your cinnamon desserts. Another breakfast staple—rolled oats—lends extra texture and substance.

Cinnamon-Sugar Biscuits

Cinnamon and sugar dress up these easy six-ingredient biscuits. Serve the simple treats warm; add powdered sugar for a finishing touch.

Cinnamon-Sugar Roll Cookies

Basic cookie dough turns into decadent roll cookies, thanks to brown sugar, cinnamon, and finely chopped mixed nuts. Follow many other cinnamon roll recipes by finishing the treat with a drizzle of powdered sugar.

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