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Maple-Bacon Cinnamon Rolls

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  4 reviews
  • 15 min prep time
  • 50 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 9 servings
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Make your own cinnamon rolls the easy way. Our secret ingredient is a flaky crescent roll sheet.

Inspired Taste
July 12, 2012

Ingredients

2
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated Crescent Dough Sheet
1/3
cup butter, melted
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
5
slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled
3
to 4 tablespoons powdered sugar
1
tablespoon orange juice
2
tablespoons real maple syrup

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 9 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray.
  • 2 Unroll 1 can dough into a rectangle; unroll second can of dough on top of first rectangle. Firmly press sheets of dough together.
  • 3 Spread melted butter over dough. Evenly sprinkle with brown sugar, cinnamon, 1 tablespoon of the orange peel and the crumbled bacon. Starting on long side, roll dough into log. Cut into 9 evenly sized cinnamon rolls. Place 1 cinnamon roll into each muffin cup.
  • 4 Bake 18 to 24 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 5 Meanwhile, stir together powdered sugar, orange juice and maple syrup. Add more powdered sugar or orange juice to achieve desired glaze consistency.
  • 6 Remove cinnamon rolls from muffin cups; cool 15 minutes. Drizzle with glaze; sprinkle with remaining 1 teaspoon orange peel.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 9 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray.
  • 2 Unroll 1 can dough into a rectangle; unroll second can of dough on top of first rectangle. Firmly press sheets of dough together.
  • 3 Spread melted butter over dough. Evenly sprinkle with brown sugar, cinnamon, 1 tablespoon of the orange peel and the crumbled bacon. Starting on long side, roll dough into log. Cut into 9 evenly sized cinnamon rolls. Place 1 cinnamon roll into each muffin cup.
  • 4 Bake 18 to 24 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 5 Meanwhile, stir together powdered sugar, orange juice and maple syrup. Add more powdered sugar or orange juice to achieve desired glaze consistency.
  • 6 Remove cinnamon rolls from muffin cups; cool 15 minutes. Drizzle with glaze; sprinkle with remaining 1 teaspoon orange peel.

Expert Tips

Replace bacon with pecans, almonds or walnuts.

To make a more traditional glaze, stir together 1/2 cup powdered sugar, 2 teaspoons butter, softened, and 2 to 3 tablespoons milk.

Nutrition Information

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