Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole Recipe

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Easy Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole Recipe

If you like cinnamon rolls then you will LOVE this Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole. Think of it has taking the cinnamon roll to a whole new level. This sticky, sweet deliciousness really shouldn’t be called a breakfast recipe. It’s more like a treat, dessert but hey it’s also still kind of a French Toast so when I have a hankering for it I can claim it’s breakfast.Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole

Even better yet (if that’s possible) this Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole is so easy to make. You can also make it ahead of time and warm it up a bit in the microwave when ready to serve. It’s perfect any time of the year but I love the idea of making it a day or two before Christmas or New Year’s day so it’s ready to go on those mornings.Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole We all know how it can either be a crazy, busy Christmas morning, possibly up early or maybe for New Year’s Day where everyone wants to sleep in (maybe recover) and have a lazy day. This Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole is great for all of those times. After all who can resist the cinnamon-ny smell of such scrumptiousness?Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole

I’m practically considered a Goddess when I make this Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole. Somehow though that Goddess status fades quickly when it comes time to doing the dishes after baking this yumminess.

Cinnamon Roll French Toast CasseroleI think I will withhold the Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole servings until after my family does the dishes from now on. How much do you want to bet the dishes will get done and quickly if I do that? 😉Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole

Before the icing is slathered on.

Can you prepare this Cinnamon Roll French Toast Cassserole Recipe ahead of time?

Yes, you sure can. You can prepare it a few days ahead of time and just re-warm it in the microwave. Easy peasy for those busy mornings or those mornings you want to be a bit lazy and just warm it up serve with coffee, tea, milk or juice or whatever your heart desires.

Let’s get on to this yummy Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole Recipe shall we?


Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole Recipe

  • Author: Michelle-Powered by mom
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Dessert/breakfast




  • 3 12.4 oz. cans refrigerated cinnamon rolls, icing reserved
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 containers reserved icing
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Remove cinnamon rolls from packages and cut each roll into sixths.
  3. Drizzle melted butter in 9×13 inch pan, then spread the cinnamon roll pieces evenly in the pan.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine eggs, milk, cinnamon, and vanilla, then whisk until combined. Pour egg mixture over the cinnamon rolls.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until top of casserole is golden brown and center is set.
  6. Prepare icing by combining reserved cinnamon roll icing with 1/2 cup powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons softened cream cheese, and 1 tablespoon milk. Whisk until smooth. If icing is too thick to pour, microwave on high for 10-15 seconds, then stir again.
  7. Pour icing evenly over casserole.


You can also add chopped walnuts or pecans.

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I told it was easy, am I right or am I right. There’s absolutely no point in counting calories in this recipe just enjoy it and go for a run later. Your tastebuds will thank me even if your waistline doesn’t.

Can you freeze the French toast casserole?

Yes you can freeze it but if using vacuum seal bags choose a gentle setting. I would recommend warming it up in an oven though in case it’s a bit soggy after defrosting it. I like it a bit toasted on top anyways.

If you try this yummy Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole let us know if you liked it. If you didn’t like we may have to question your sanity but we’ll like you anyways (maybe) . 😉

Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole

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  1. I would love to make the Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole and make it gf for my son to enjoy with gf free bread my family would love to have it for breakfast

  2. I always like to make something a little different for weekends and this looks like it would be a big hit.

  3. Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole is going to be my breakfast this weekend. So easy and will taste amazing1

  4. Oh this sounds so good! I think I will be heading out to get some cinnamon right now to have this for breaky tomorrow!


  5. This looks delish. I am making a smaller portion…maybe half since its just me at home. Going to pick up the ingredients tomorrow.

  6. This looks like a recipe that I can make for a side dish for my family. It looks like a recipe that I can make with a bit of effort but would taste good.

  7. This looks totally delicious. I would love to try this recipe out on my kids for the holidays. They would love it.

  8. Truth is I figured it was going to be a lot of work to makes these cinnamon rolls. But surprise it looks quick and easy to make. This would be perfect for christmas morning

  9. Wow, this looks so amazing! I can’t believe how easy it is to throw together too! 🙂 I am definitely making this asap, like tomorrow morning! The kids are going to be so happy, thanks for sharing!

  10. This looks perfect for Christmas morning! We like to treat ourselves to a somewhat decadent brunch and this looks perfect!

  11. I love how easy this recipe is using refrigerated cinnamon rolls. It looks so delicious!! Saving for a special morning!

  12. This cinnamon roll casserole sounds so good. I wish I had a piece this morning with my coffee. Thank you so much for sharing this

  13. I can’t argue with that, oh goddess of the CRFTC! My family loves cinnamon rolls and this would be amazing on the weekends! Pinning now!

  14. The recipes you guys post have all been spot on. I didn’t think Is like this one but I made it and I was pleasantly surprised.. Thank You!!

  15. I had to pin this recipe which is perfect when people are dropping in my before Christmas and goes great with some hot coffee or chocolate for the kids.I’d love to try making it for the family.

  16. This looks and sounds really yummy! I like the addition of cream cheese to the icing which seems it would make it just a little thicker and richer but cut just a little of the sweetness as well. Thanks for sharing.

  17. Oh my goodness, this looks divine! I know what I am making for Christmas morning breakfast. My family will love this with piping hot coffee and fruit.

  18. This looks great! We make something similar with challah and it’s always a hit. Thank you fir sharing the recipe ?