CINNAMON ROLL APPLE PIE BAKE — Two of your favorite fall treats–apples and cinnamon rolls–come together in this delicious apple bake. So easy and perfect for breakfast, brunch or dessert!
Apples and cinnamon are two of my favorite things about fall baking, and this Cinnamon Roll Apple Pie Bake combines them both in a delicious, warm, spicy treat.
And this recipe is so easy, thanks to refrigerated cinnamon roll dough! I do make the apple filling from scratch, but if you were really pressed for time, you could use a few cans of apple pie filling and have this pie baked up in no time.
Of course, you could go all out and make everything from scratch, including the cinnamon rolls.
I decided to take a short cut with the cinnamon rolls, since making them from scratch are pretty time consuming. Either way, tasty recipe will fill your home with a wonderful scent as it bakes.
If you’ll be serving this dish for dessert, I highly recommend topping it off with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, or a dollop of whipped cream. What the heck–you could even indulge in a little ice cream or whipped cream for breakfast!
I like the tartness of Granny Smith apples in this recipe, especially with the sweet cinnamon roll topping, but any firm, crisp baking apple will work just fine.
My family gave this Cinnamon Roll Apple Pie Bake two thumbs up. This is also a great recipe for getting kids helping in the kitchen. They’ll love cutting up the cinnamon rolls and adding them to the pie.
There’s nothing quite like the flavor and aroma of apples and cinnamon in the fall. And this apple and cinnamon roll dish combines them both in a tasty treat the whole family will love.
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Tips for Choosing and Storing Apples
What type of apple should I choose? Granny Smith, Cortland and Rome Beauty apples are great for baking and pies. For applesauce, try Braeburn, Jonathon or McIntosh. Gala apples are great from drying. For more help choosing the perfect apple for your recipes, check out this handy chart.
Appearance: Look for apples that are free of blemishes and bruises and feel firm when you grip them. Dull skin may indicate that an apple is past its prime.
Storing: Put your apples in the refrigerator right away. Store them away from any strong smelling foods so they don’t absorb unpleasant odors. Properly refrigerated apples will keep from 4−6 weeks.
Here’s what you’ll need to make Cinnamon Roll Apple Pie Bake
- Spices: ginger, cinnamon, salt
- Refrigerated cinnamon rolls
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 2 tablespoons flour
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Pinch of salt
- 7 cups peeled, sliced apples
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 (17.5 oz.) package refrigerated cinnamon rolls with icing
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, combine sugar, flour, ginger, cinnamon and salt. Add apples and water and toss to coat well.
- Spoon apple mixture into a deep dish pie pan. Cover with foil and bake for about 40 minutes, or until apples are just beginning to soften.
- Cut cinnamon rolls into quarters. Remove apples from oven and arrange cinnamon roll pieces on top. Return to oven and bake for an additional 25-30 minutes, or until golden brown. Spread icing over warm cinnamon rolls before serving.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 166Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 113mgCarbohydrates: 37gFiber: 3gSugar: 28gProtein: 1g
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