I am wishing you so much joy and cheer. I am busy in the kitchen preparing a spread of deliciousness for my family to enjoy on Christmas day. Our family’s traditional dinner is Prime rib and seafood. I look forward to it all year long. This year is a bit different for us as we are unable to spend the time with our extended family the collaborative efforts are no more. Its just me. So I tried to plan a way forward with as much convenience as possible. As much as I love the Christmas dinner. My kids favorite part of the day is our Christmas breakfast. Likely due to the fact that are still on their endorphin rush from opening gifts. But nonetheless they move from the tree to the table ready for a sweet and savory first meal of the day. This year I wanted to make homemade cinnamon roles but “Aint nobody got time for that” so I improvised and decided to try an expedited version.
I wanted to share with y’all what I came up with in hopes it may be helpful if you’re in the same boat as me … or just want something sweet and salty to eat .
I can tell you I have a thing for breads. My fav is a warm buttery croissant. My second favorite is a sweet iced cinnamon roll. I thought why not combine the two. And well, best thing EVER.
I will absolutely be making these on Christmas morning.
Croissant Cinnamon Rolls
You will need :
- 1 can of croissant dough
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 3 teaspoons soft butter
- 2 tablespoons cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon nutmeg
- Sprinkle of ground cloves
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- 2 tablespoons of melted butter
- 2 teaspoons of vanilla
- 4 tablespoon of milk can substitute with heavy cream or half and half
Open cinnamon roll package and roll out dough into one flat square.
Spread soft butter all over the top
In a bowl mix together the brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.
Sprinkle the cinnamon sugar mixture over the whole square of croissant dough
Starting from one end of the dough square, tightly roll towards the other end
Once rolled cut in ½ in sections
Placed in greased pan
Bake on 375 degrees for 12-15 minutes.
When removed pour on Icing
Combine powdered sugar, melted butter, vanilla and milk in a large mixing bowl until smooth.
Pour over warm rolls and spread.
I truly hope your Christmas morning is filled with so much Joy and warm Cinnamon Rolls
Form my kitchen to yours, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays .