My entire family enjoys this Crock Pot Cinnamon Roll Casserole for breakfast, brunch or dessert! We love using our crock pot for other things other than for dinner. It is great for breakfast too!
Crock pot cinnamon rolls are easy to make!
I tried a crock pot cinnamon roll french toast casserole at a friend’s house the other day. It was delicious so I started thinking about how to make creating it even easier and that’s how this easy crock pot cinnamon roll casserole was born!
I have one crazy easy recipe for you today! This crock pot cinnamon roll casserole is amazing and perfect for any brunch, holiday, or even dessert. We have it every Christmas morning!
Easy to make!
The ingredients are simple but the flavors are amazing. Plus this recipe is perfect for summer so you can enjoy your cinnamon rolls without heating up the kitchen.
In fact we have been loving it for a dessert after a hot day. I think you will fall in love with this super simple recipe as well.
You can also make this ahead a time for breakfast. I like to make these delicious crock pot cinnamon rolls and keep them in the refrigerator. The kids heat them up for breakfast all week.
Sometimes, I put a small amount of softened butter on the top and it makes them just has gooey and soft as when it was first cooked!
Ingredients for Crock Pot Cinnamon Roll Casserole:
- Cans of cinnamon rolls (any kind will do) – around 12 oz.
- Maple Syrup
This easy recipe only requires 6 ingredients and all your friends and family will be impressed with this delicious casserole recipe that will take you no time at all to prepare!
A good Slow Cooker is a must!
If you are in the market for something new, I really love my Instant pot Aurora. It cooks my meals evenly every time. I have made this slow cooker cinnamon roll breakfast casserole in this crock pot before and it cooked it perfectly!
Also, the removable insert on this slow cooker is very easy to clean. It has become of my favorite kitchen appliances.
Whatever you decide to use, I do recommend a programable crock pot for this recipe. Since it is a short time, programmable is always great.
I also own this crock pot and it works well. For this crock pot, I would recommend that you use a crock pot liner to make clean up a breeze.
Crock pot liners are amazing. You just put them in your crock pot before your food. Use your crock pot as normal and enjoy a no clean up recipe!
You will also need a good cutting board and a knife to cut the cinnamon rolls but that is it!
Ok, now that you have all the necessary supplies, let’s learn how to make these Pinterest crock pot cinnamon rolls!
How to make Crock pot Cinnamon Roll Casserole.
Just like all my recipes, this one is easy to make and budget friendly.
First, open up the cans of refrigerated cinnamon roll dough and set aside the icing for later. It’s delicious and adds an amazing flavor to this crock pot cinnamon roll casserole!
Then cut each cinnamon roll into quarters. You can use a knife or a pizza cutter for this process.
Next spray your crock pot with your favorite non stick cooking spray. I always spray the bottom and sides of the my slow cooker so that serving this slow cooker cinnamon roll casserole is easy.
After that, place one of the rolls of cinnamon rolls (already cut up) in the bottom of the crock pot.
Then in a small bowl whisk (or stand mixer) together the eggs, milk, syrup, vanilla, and cinnamon. Don’t skip this step as this cream maple syrup vanilla mixture adds a great flavor and moisture to this delicious crock pot recipe.
Next take the egg mixture and pour over the cinnamon rolls in the crock pot.
Next place the remaining cinnamon rolls on top of the egg mixture in your slow cooker.
Then drizzle one icing packet over the 2nd layer of the cinnamon rolls.
Finally, place the crock pot lid on top and cook on low for 2 to 2 ½ hours.
After the cook time, remove the crock pot lid and drizzle the last icing packet over the crock pot cinnamon rolls.
Then serve immediately and enjoy with a glass of milk! Yummy 🙂
Variations for Crock Pot Cinnamon Roll Recipe:
This recipe is very versatile and you can easily add or remove items to make this recipe your own and make it work perfectly for your family!
Slow Cooker Apple Cinnamon Rolls:
My favorite variation is to make slow cooker apple cinnamon rolls. To create this recipe, add a layer of diced up apples after the first layer of the cinnamon rolls. The addition of the apples creates a delicious apple cinnamon flavor that no one can resist!
I love making crock pot cinnamon rolls with apples to serve as a dessert for a potluck, party or just a warm summer night when I don’t want to heat up my home with my oven.
Banana Cinnamon Rolls:
Another way to alter this recipe is to add ½ cup of brown sugar to the top prior to the icing and then top with sliced bananas. This brown sugar and banana combination adds a delicious flavor to this crock pot cinnamon roll casserole.
Cinnamon rolls with Heavy Cream:
You can make this recipe with heavy cream instead of milk. Just substitute have cream or heavy whipping cream in place of the milk. The heavy whipping cream adds a nice creamy flavor in this easy recipe.
There are tons of options to change this recipe to make it your all time favorite! I hope you try it soon and please leave us a comment to let us know what you think!
Cinnamon Rolls with Nuts:
We like having nuts in our cinnamon rolls. You can sprinkle your nuts in so they bake right in or you can sprinkle a few on top.
Either way, these Cinnamon Rolls will be the top requested breakfast, I am sure of it!
What to serve with cinnamon rolls?
This Cinnamon Roll recipe has become a staple at our house. My kids look forward to it and having it on Saturday morning makes it extra special.
Some of the items we serve with the cinnamon rolls are listed:
- This Apple Green Smoothie is everyone’s favorite.
- Bacon! Have you ever made bacon in the air fryer? It is so easy to make.
- These Fruit Kabobs are a great way for the kids to get in their fruit. My kids eat more of it when I make these Kabobs.
Print this slow cooker cinnamon roll casserole below:
Crock Pot Cinnamon Roll Casserole
- 2 cans of cinnamon rolls (12 oz each)
- 4 eggs
- 1/2 cup of milk
- 3 Tbsp maple syrup
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- Open up the cans of cinnamon rolls and set aside the icing for later.
- Cut each cinnamon roll into quarters.
- Spray your crock pot with non stick spray and place one of the rolls of cinnamon rolls in the bottom of the crock pot.
- In a small bowl whisk together the eggs, milk, syrup, vanilla, and cinnamon.
- Pour over the cinnamon rolls in the crock pot.
- Place the remaining cinnamon rolls on top.
- Drizzle one icing packet over the cinnamon rolls.
- Place the crock pot lid on top and cook on low for 2 to 2 ½ hours.
- Remove lid and drizzle the last icing packet over the cinnamon rolls.
- Serve immediately and enjoy with a glass of milk!
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