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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 Butterfly Ingredients

  • 1 can Cinnabon cinnamon rolls with icing (I picked up the Limited Edition Pumpkin Spice!)
  • maraschino cherries with stems

Cinnamon Roll Butterfly Directions

  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?

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