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Snowman Cinnamon Rolls

Summary

When a kid-friendly recipe doubles as a kid-friendly activity, we know we’re on to something! Bring the magic of snowman-building indoors with these five-ingredient cinnamon rolls that are perfect for holidays, snow days and Saturdays!

What You Need

  • 1 can (17.5 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ refrigerated cinnamon rolls with icing
  • 4 oz (from 8-oz package) cream cheese, softened
  • Blue gel food color
  • 5 small white gumdrops
  • 5 small orange gumdrops
  • 35 brown M&M's™ Minis™ chocolate candies
  • Candy sprinkles and colored sugars, as desired
  • Small colored gumdrops, as desired

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Separate dough into 5 rolls; return icing to refrigerator. Place rolls 2 inches apart on cookie sheet; flatten rolls slightly with hands.
  3. Bake about 10 minutes or until light golden brown and firm enough to turn; turn over, and continue to bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to cooling rack; cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  4. In small bowl, place icing from container. Add cream cheese; beat with spoon until well blended. On flat side of each roll, spread 1 heaping tablespoon cream cheese icing over bottom two-thirds of roll.
  5. For hat, to remaining icing, tint with blue food color to desired color. Spread 2 teaspoons tinted icing to cover unfrosted part on each roll. Slightly flatten white gumdrop; place on hat for pom pom. Press 1 orange gumdrop to form pointed nose; place in center of roll. Place brown candies for eyes and smile. Repeat for remaining rolls. Decorate using photo as a guide.
Cooking time (duration)

Prep 20 MIN Total 1 HR 10 MIN

Number of servings (yield)

5 servings

Category

Dessert

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