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Cinnamon Roll Dutch Apple Pie

Cinnamon Roll Dutch Apple Pie
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 2 hr 0 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 8

The only thing better than apple pie is apple pie with a cinnamon roll crust! This easy recipe only takes 20 minutes to prepare and can be served for breakfast or dessert. ...MORE+ LESS-

Arlene Cummings
September 12, 2017

Ingredients

1
can (12.4 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated cinnamon rolls with icing
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
2
tablespoons cold butter
1/4
cup chopped pecans
1
can (21 oz) apple pie filling

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Separate dough into 8 rolls. Spoon icing from can of rolls into small microwavable bowl; cover and refrigerate.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix flour, brown sugar, cinnamon and butter with fork until crumbly. Mix in pecans; set aside.
  • 3
    In ungreased 9-inch pie plate, place 1 roll in center; pat and press to stretch. Surround with remaining 7 rolls; press seams of dough to cover entire bottom of pan and seal. Bake 10 minutes.
  • 4
    Spoon pie filling over cinnamon roll crust; top evenly with streusel. Cover edges of crust with strips of foil. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until top is golden brown. Cool on cooling rack 1 hour.
  • 5
    Before serving, microwave icing uncovered on High 10 to 15 seconds or until thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle back and forth over top of pie.

Expert Tips

  • Check your grocery’s bakery aisle for many different varieties of pie fillings.
  • Removing the cinnamon roll dough from the can while prepping the rest of the recipe allows the dough to warm up a bit, making it easier to pat and press into pie plate.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
23%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
400mg
17%
Potassium
30mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
53g
18%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
16g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Is there anything you can’t do with a can of cinnamon rolls? The addition of cinnamon rolls makes it perfectly acceptable to eat this apple pie for breakfast! You’ll notice that this cinnamon roll apple pie is categorized as a “Dutch apple pie.” You may have heard the terminology before, but few know the difference between a Dutch apple pie and a classic American apple pie. A Dutch apple pie, like this recipe, usually has a crumbly streusel topping while a classic apple pie features both a bottom crust and flaky top crust. However you make apple pie, the customizations—for the crust or the filling—are endless. Find out how to make the best basic apple pie (ever!) and how you can take America’s favorite dessert up a notch with our apple pie tutorial.

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