Cinnamon Roll Waffles with Crispy Bacon and Toffee

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Whether you're celebrating National Waffle Day or just need something fun and decadent for a special breakfast treat, these Cinnamon Roll Waffles are your ticket! And, you don't need a super fancy waffle iron, either - I think mine came from a garage sale and it's super basic, but it works great since I don't make waffles that often. I love how easy this recipe is to throw together! Simply pop open a can of refrigerated cinnamon rolls, cut into quarters and "smush" them a bit before cooking in your waffle maker.  Lastly, top them with all kinds of wonderful, and you have the makings of a national treasure.

Cinnamon Roll Waffles with Crispy Bacon and Toffee

Whether you’re celebrating National Waffle Day or just need something fun and decadent for a special breakfast treat, these Cinnamon Roll Waffles are your ticket! And, you don’t need a super fancy waffle iron, either – I think mine came from a garage sale and it’s super basic, but it works great since I don’t make waffles that often.

 

I love how easy this recipe is to throw together! Simply pop open a can of refrigerated cinnamon rolls, cut into quarters and “smush” them a bit before cooking in your waffle maker.  Lastly, top them with all kinds of wonderful, and you have the makings of a national treasure. 🙂

Whether you're celebrating National Waffle Day or just need something fun and decadent for a special breakfast treat, these Cinnamon Roll Waffles are your ticket! And, you don't need a super fancy waffle iron, either - I think mine came from a garage sale and it's super basic, but it works great since I don't make waffles that often. I love how easy this recipe is to throw together! Simply pop open a can of refrigerated cinnamon rolls, cut into quarters and "smush" them a bit before cooking in your waffle maker.  Lastly, top them with all kinds of wonderful, and you have the makings of a national treasure.

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Are you in need of something a little bit snazzy for an upcoming weekend breakfast or brunch?  When I made these Cinnamon Roll Waffles for a holiday girls brunch, my friends just went crazy.  Their eyes nearly glazed over when they saw me sprinkling their waffles with bacon and toffee – it was so much fun to make them feel special.  I also served up these Black Forest Ham and Egg Cups because they are an all-kinds-of-wonderful breakfast treat, too.  (And they look like you’ve worked all day when in reality they take minutes!) If you have an Instant Pot, you might really enjoy making Homemade Yogurt for your friends, too….it’s soooooo easy.

Whether you're celebrating National Waffle Day or just need something fun and decadent for a special breakfast treat, these Cinnamon Roll Waffles are your ticket! And, you don't need a super fancy waffle iron, either - I think mine came from a garage sale and it's super basic, but it works great since I don't make waffles that often. I love how easy this recipe is to throw together! Simply pop open a can of refrigerated cinnamon rolls, cut into quarters and "smush" them a bit before cooking in your waffle maker.  Lastly, top them with all kinds of wonderful, and you have the makings of a national treasure.

Printable Cinnamon Roll Waffles with Crispy Bacon and Toffee Recipe

Whether you're celebrating National Waffle Day or just need something fun and decadent for a special breakfast treat, these Cinnamon Roll Waffles are your ticket! And, you don't need a super fancy waffle iron, either - I think mine came from a garage sale and it's super basic, but it works great since I don't make waffles that often. I love how easy this recipe is to throw together! Simply pop open a can of refrigerated cinnamon rolls, cut into quarters and "smush" them a bit before cooking in your waffle maker.  Lastly, top them with all kinds of wonderful, and you have the makings of a national treasure.

Glazed Cinnamon Roll Waffles with Crispy Bacon and Toffee

Waffles that taste like cinnamon rolls?  Uh....yes, please!  And to make these Glazed Cinnamon Roll Waffles even MORE decadent, they are topped with crispy bacon and a bit of toffee.....just perfect for any weekend breakfast or even a holiday brunch.  
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can Pillsbury Grands Refrigerated Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing

Icing for Cinnamon Roll Waffles

  • 1 pkg. cream cheese icing from the can of cinnamon rolls
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 Tbs. milk
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • crumbled, cooked bacon, for topping waffles
  • toffee bits, for topping waffles (or finely chop up a Score candy bar)

Instructions

  • Heat a waffle iron as per the waffle iron instructions. 
  • Remove cinnamon rolls from the can. Cut each one into quarters, then shape each quarter into a round cinnamon roll shape.
  • Lightly spray the preheated waffle iron with nonstick spray.  Place mini cinnamon rolls onto the prepared waffle maker, spacing them 2" - 3" apart from each other, fitting 2-3 roll portions at a time onto the waffle maker, as room allows.  
  • Close waffle maker and cook the cinnamon rolls for 2-3 minutes or until lightly browned and cooked throughout; carefully remove each one to a cooling rack.  Repeat with remaining cinnamon rolls.  
  • Meanwhile, prepare the glaze for the cinnamon roll waffles by combining the cream cheese icing (from the can of cinnamon rolls) in a small bowl with the powdered sugar, milk, vanilla and salt, whisking until smooth. 
  • To serve, drizzle the prepared glaze over the warm cinnamon roll waffles, stacking them up onto plates, and drizzling as you go.  Top each stack with bacon and toffee, then serve at once. 

Notes

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Course: Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon, cinnamon rolls, waffles

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Here are a couple more breakfast (brunch) recipes that my family really enjoys:

Oven-Baked Caramel Apple French Toast: A Warm and Gooey Breakfast Casserole for the Oven

Jan’s Sausage, Egg and Cheese Breakfast Bake: Savory Lovin’ From Your Oven Smothered with Gravy

Let’s Get Cookin’,
Chef Alli 

 

 

Chef Alli

Chef Alli is a home-grown Kansas girl on a mission to strengthen families through enabling kitchen confidence, educating the family cook, and encouraging better food relationships. She believes with her whole heart that time spent with our loved ones and our overall quality of life is greatly enhanced by nutritious food made at home with simple, wholesome ingredients. She loves being able to connect and share this passion with others through her website, her social media presence, and her coveted speaking engagements.

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