Cinnamon Roll Butterflies

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If you're like me, then you like to make cute and creative things to inspire wonder within your kids. I love making my kids fun food for the holidays or just as a surprise. But, I've been known to have a few Pinterest fails here and there. I like cute kid food that's actually do-able, am I right? I recently made these Cinnamon Roll Butterflies from Pillsbury which my kids thought were totally adorable.

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Cinnamon Roll Butterflies

  • 1 can Cinnabon cinnamon rolls with icing (I picked up the Limited Edition Pumpkin Spice!)
  • maraschino cherries with stems
  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Spray baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Separate dough into rolls. Cut each roll in half crosswise. On a cookie sheet place each half of the rolls with the rounded side touching to create the butterfly shape. Slightly flatten the "butterfly".
  3. Bake 11 to 17 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Remove stem from cherries. At the top of each butterfly where the "antenna" would be make 2 small holes with a toothpick and insert 2 cherry stems into each roll.
  5. Spoon icing into a small plastic bag. Cut the top of the bag and pipe your icing in a design on your butterfly. Decorate with cherries. Serve warm.
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We let our oldest help cut and arrange the cinnamon rolls. She was a great helper!

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Seriously how cute are these butterfly cinnamon rolls?

Heart Bacon

My kids love bacon so as a treat sometimes I make them a piece of bacon. Heart bacon is easy to make.

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  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cut each slice of bacon in half and fold over to create a heart shape.
  3. Bake on a pan (I use a rack) for about 18-20 minutes or until crispy.
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Fruit Stars

Of course we have fruit a lot with our breakfasts in the mornings. Fancy up plain fruit by using cute mini cookie cutters to make them into shapes. We use our star cookie cutter a lot. It makes cute little bit sized pieces.

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Be sure to check out  Pillsbury Cinnamon Roll Recipes for more cute recipe ideas and meals your family will love too!

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