Christmas tree shaped cinnamon roll

Easy Cinnamon Roll Christmas Trees

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Make Christmas morning special with these easy cinnamon roll Christmas Trees. They are so simple! Actually, they are so cute, why wait until Christmas to make them! My kids thought they looked like the “poop” emoji!

Pillsbury Easy Cinnamon Roll in the shape of a Christmas Tree on a wooden cutting board

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I used Pillsbury Grands Cinnamon Rolls which makes 5 large cinnamon rolls, or trees in this case. You can buy their regular Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls which will give you 8 smaller trees.

Package of Pillsbury Grands  easy Cinnamon Roll

I found it helpful to lay out a piece of parchment paper when I unrolled the rolls and made the tree shapes. Some of the cinnamon falls off, so making them on the parchment paper will help to collect the cinnamon droppings. After I made the tree shapes, I spread the loose cinnamon on top of each tree.

Raw Pillsbury easy cinnamon roll

To make the tree, start by unrolling the cinnamon roll. I like to use the end of the roll as my tree top (it unrolls easier!) then create the tree shape by laying the strip of dough in a back and fourth “S” shape.

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making a easy cinnamon roll shaped like a tree

Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray and transfer the tree shapes to the baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees.

Easy cinnamon roll in the shape of a Christmas tree on a baking sheet

I like to warm up the frosting in the microwave for about 20 seconds, this will make it easy to drizzle on the trees.

Easy cinnamon rolls in the shape of a Christmas tree using Pillsbury rolls

Serve warm and enjoy! I can’t wait to try more shapes for other special occasions.

Easy cinnamon roll in the shape of a Christmas tree.

What do you think? Do they look like a Christmas Tree or the Poop emoji?

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