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Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole

January 14, 2014

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Original post:  I have been meaning to post my favorite new recipe from the holidays: Cinnamon Roll Casserole!  I’ve made this about 4 times in the past month, and everyone loves it!!  This recipe is super easy and requires hardly any prep time. It’s perfect for a brunch, potluck or holiday breakfast!  I also like that it’s a fairly inexpensive recipe for the quantity made, it can easily be doubled and most of the ingredients you probably have at home: vanilla extract, cinnamon, sugar, nutmeg and eggs ;) I hope you enjoy!

Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole

Cinnamon roll Casserole

Adapted from here


2 cans Cinnamon rolls
1/2 cup butter, melted
1/3 cup sugar
2 eggs
3/4 cup heavy whipping cream (half & half works too)
3 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped pecans
Icing from cinnamon roll packages


1. In a large glass bowl, melt butter with sugar. 

2. Beat in eggs, cream, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla.

3. Open canned cinnamon rolls, slice each cinnamon roll into fourths. Place cinnamon roll pieces into the bowl of egg mixture and toss to thoroughly coat.Then pour the pieces, coated in egg mixture, into a greased 9×12 casserole dish and spread out evenly. Use any leftover egg mixture to coat the casserole.

4. Sprinkle with pecans and then bake on 350˚ on a low rack for 35-40 minutes or until brown (I stuck a toothpick inside to determine if the casserole was ready. I like mine a little on the moist side, baked for about 35 minutes.)

5. Remove casserole from oven. Warm icing from cinnamon rolls in microwave for 15 seconds; pour evenly over bake.

Serves: 6-8

Cinnamon Roll Casserole

Thanks for stopping by!!


18 Comments leave one →
  1. January 14, 2014 11:15 am

    This looks delicious! I have to make time to try this dish.

  2. elizabeth permalink
    January 14, 2014 12:20 pm

    lovely! Can’t wait to try it. Thanks for sharing :)

  3. January 30, 2014 8:49 pm

    It looks so tastey I can’t wait to make and eat with friends and neighbors. thank you so much for sharing!

  4. julie permalink
    January 31, 2014 9:49 am

    I am gonna try it this weekend!!!!

  5. melissa permalink
    January 31, 2014 10:43 am

    I wonder if i can make this in crock pot

  6. January 31, 2014 9:25 pm

    I only have whole wheat bread, how would that work?

  7. Heidi permalink
    February 1, 2014 5:07 pm

    I have mine in the oven right now. Why have 1/2 and 1/2 in the ingredient list but not actually use it?

    • February 2, 2014 9:26 pm

      The half and half can be used in place of the heavy whipping cream. The cream or half and half is used in step 2.

  8. Riita permalink
    February 2, 2014 1:54 pm

    I will be fixing this for my family! I’m on W.W. I will try to see how many calories I can cut without losing the flavor!!

  9. February 8, 2014 8:18 am

    Tina you know you will have to make it for me I don’t have all those ingredients at my house

  10. Joy Williams-Landry permalink
    February 8, 2014 7:07 pm

    Sounds awesome

  11. Sandia Dennis permalink
    November 8, 2015 6:42 pm

    I make something very similar. It’s so good!

    I now follow you on Facebook and Pinterest. Plus, I pinned this post.

  12. Sue W permalink
    November 9, 2015 12:53 pm

    Did you use the Grands sized rolls or the smaller ones?

  13. Darlene permalink
    November 9, 2015 8:28 pm

    I liked your Facebook page to sign up for the giveaway! this recipe sounds so yummy for Christmas morning thanks for sharing

  14. Helen Jones permalink
    November 10, 2015 6:15 am

    Oh my!!!!! That looks a bit good!!!!

  15. November 11, 2015 3:10 pm

    Looks delicious! Followed you on Pinterest

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