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T his linky party is the perfect place to show off your creativity! Share your blog posts, for a chance to be featured next month!     WELCOME to the August 2022  " You're the Star " Blog Hop! Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share from my blog: Keep cool during these last few weeks of summer with my delicious 3-Ingredient No Churn Ice Cream ! ___________________________ WELCOME to  HOME feature week of the August 2022  " You're the STAR " blog hop! Meet your HOME week Hosts   This week is HOME feature week Swing by the Home Hosts' Blogs: Bev from Eclectic Red Barn Cindy from Mom, the Lunch Lady Niki from Life as a LEO Wife This is a month long Linky party featuring YOU! There will be 4 different features each week and 4 different feature categories.  Just to be clear - this is NOT a themed party - you may link up ANY family-friendly blog posts any day of each month.   The "theme" occurs in our weekly features:

Cinnamon Roll Waffles

This amazing waffle recipe is super simple, with the use of canned cinnamon rolls. Perfect for older kids to prepare, these delicious cinnamon rolls topped with a tangy cream cheese glaze would be the perfect breakfast in bed, for mom on Mother's Day.

Canned cinnamon rolls? Yep, you totally read that right. This recipe could be made with one convenient ingredient; a can of cinnamon rolls! Isn't that insane? 

Not only is it crazy, it's also the perfect recipe for kiddos to prepare for Moms on Mother's Day. There is no mixing of the batter, no overfilling the waffle iron, resulting on batter overflowing all over the counter. This is totally breakfast made easy!

I can't remember when I first stumbled upon this recipe, on Pinterest. I think it was back in 2012, when my kids were still little. 

Back then I was all about simple breakfasts, since I was usually cooking and chasing kids all over the house. So when I found a recipe that was as easy as putting canned cinnamon rolls into my waffle iron, I was all over it! Plus the rolls already come with a ready to use glaze, so that's a total bonus!!

When these waffles cook up, they come out looking super cute. These smaller waffles have all the delicious flavours of cinnamon rolls, a soft and tender inside, and crispy outside; with a minimal amount of work. No oven, no pan, minimal clean up. All total wins in my book! 

Since they only require the use of a waffle iron, these waffles are a wonderful breakfast idea for kids to treat Mom on mother's day. Whether it's with the help of Dad, or a solo mission for older children, you can bet any Mom would be happy to be treated to these waffles any time of the year!

If you're feeling adventurous, you can even jazz up the glaze that comes with the cinnamon rolls, by adding 4 oz of cream cheese, a few table spoons of maple syrup, 1/3 C powdered sugar and 1/4 C of your favourite milk (sugar free vanilla almond milk works perfectly).

My kids devour these babies in no time flat, so if you are planning on feeding more than 2 growing teenagers, I suggest using more than one can of cinnamon rolls. Pair them with fresh fruit and your favourite breakfast meat and you have a lovely, insanely delicious and simple meal perfect for any occasion, or even a lazy weekend.


Equipment needed for this recipe

  • waffle iron
  • tongs
  • bowl (if you plan on jazzing up the glaze)
  • whisk
Cinnamon Roll Waffles

1 can cinnamon rolls with frosting
non stick cooking spray

Preheat your waffle iron and spray grates generously with oil/cooking spray. 

Separate cinnamon rolls out of the can. Place one cinnamon roll onto each preheated grate and close waffle iron. 

Cook for about 3 minutes, depending on what temperature your waffle iron works at; mine only has one heat setting so they were done in about 2 1/2 - 3 minutes. 

Remove from waffle iron; using tongs 

Place frosting in a pipping bag, or zip top bag (with a small hole snipped from one corner) and drizzle waffles with frosting.

If you'd like to jazz up your frosting

4 oz softened cream cheese
2 Tbs maple syrup or honey
1/3 C powdered sugar
1/4 C milk of choice

In a bowl, whisk the cream cheese until smooth. 

Add in the frosting that accompanies the cinnamon rolls, maple syrup, and milk. Whisk well to incorporate all ingredients and mixture is smooth.

Add in powdered sugar and whisk until a smooth glaze has formed. 

Drizzle glaze over cooked waffles.

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  1. I love the idea! They look absolutely delicious

  2. Omg these look DELICIOUS!!!!

  3. Love how easy this is! And yea...I bet my kiddo could make these for me!

    1. Right? Nothing better than being pampered once in a while ;)

  4. Uh-oh! This recipe just woke up my sweet tooth! These look fantastic!

    1. Totally acceptable to indulge once a year ;)

  5. Mouthwatering! Sweet tooth heaven here I come!! Thank you for sharing, I cannot wait to make it and I am 200% sure my son will LOVE it.

    1. YES!!! I hope you guys enjoy them as much as we do!

  6. What a great idea for kiddos to make! The perfect combination of easy and delicious.

  7. I am secretly sending this to my boys so they can make it for me for Mother's Day! LOL Looks amazing!

  8. never heard of canned cinnamon! interesting, but looks like a good breakfast idea!

  9. This is such a good idea! It combines two of my favorite sweet breakfast meals into one! Thanks for sharing :)

  10. Wow! Great idea...I love cinnamon bun anything and waffles are a weekly occurrence around here. We'll be trying these really soon.

  11. I love waffles for breakfast, looking forward to trying this on Saturday!

  12. These look so good! <3 It's been a while since I've had cinnamon rolls AND waffles, so I'm getting the ingredients for this in my next grocery trip!

  13. How simple are these!!! Shame that we don't have anything similar in the UK, I shall have to have a google and see what I can come up with. #HandmadeMonday

  14. I didn't even know there was such a thing as cinnamon rolls in a can! But this looks like such a simple and convenient treat!

  15. Delicious waffles in minutes, love it!

  16. What a great idea! Combines two of my favourite things!

  17. Cinnamon roll and waffles...such a decadent combination! Love this share Cindy!!

  18. Cinnamon roll and waffles sounds like a wonderful pairing!! both are my favourite!

  19. I can feel the weight gain already just looking at it. Yum!


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