15 Minute Mini Cinnamon Rolls

15 Minute Miniature Cinnamon Rolls - starts off with a can of crescent rolls!

Truth be told.  I love cinnamon rolls.  Like a deep down kind of love, maybe even passionate to an extent.  I mean, their cinnamon rolls!

Sadly, some days my super mom cape is at the dry cleaners though, and I don’t have the time (or energy) to make them from scratch.

15 Minute Mini Cinnamon Rolls that begins with a can of crescent rolls!

15 Minute Miniature Cinnamon Rolls - starts off with a can of crescent rolls!

 

Enter the best short-cut method ever.  You only need 4 ingredients, and one of them is a can of crescent rolls.

 

Mini Cinnamon Rolls using a can of crescent rolls

Other than the crescent dough, the only other things you need are melted butter, cinnamon, & brown sugar. Roll out your crescent roll dough, taking care to press the seams together.  Brush on the melted butter & then sprinkle on brown sugar & cinnamon to taste. Then gently, but tightly, roll up.

Mini Cinnamon Rolls using crescent rolls

 

Cut 8-10 even slices from the roll.

Place in a miniature muffin pan sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.

15 Minute Mini Cinnamon RollsBake according to the crescent roll package directions.

Meanwhile, prepare your icing.  Whisk together 1 tablespoon milk, 1 teaspoon maple syrup, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, & 3/4 cup confectioners sugar until smooth. Drizzle on the cinnamon rolls while they are still warm.

15 Minute Miniature Cinnamon Rolls

15 Minute Mini Cinnamon Rolls

Inhale with your nose.

Then inhale with your mouth.

Repeat until no more rolls remain.

Bake another batch.

Repeat.

15 Minute Miniature Cinnamon Rolls - starts off with a can of crescent rolls!

 

15 Minute Mini Cinnamon Rolls
Serves: 8-10 Mini Cinnamon Rolls
 
Ingredients
For the cinnamon rolls:
  • 1-8oz tube crescent roll dough
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • cinnamon
  • brown sugar
For the icing:
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 Tablespoon skim milk
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven according to crescent roll can directions.
  2. Roll out the crescent roll dough take care to be sure the seams are sealed. Brush on the melted butter, & then sprinkle on brown sugar & cinnamon to taste. Cut the roll into 8-10 equally sized portions. Spray a mini muffin pan with non stick cooking spray. Place a mini cinnamon roll in each cavity. Bake according to crescent roll directions.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the icing. Whisk together the milk, maple syrup, vanilla extract, & confectioners sugar. Drizzle on warm cinnamon rolls.