Pumpkin Pie Cinnamon Rolls

Right now if you walked in my home, you would find a Pumpkin Caramel Latte candle burning, a Pumpkin Spice Latte beside me, and these glorious Pumpkin Pie Cinnamon Rolls on the table.

Pumpkin Pie Cinnamon Rolls - this twist on a classic cinnamon bun recipe is the perfect dessert for fall! I love pumpkin spice desserts.

Holding out on this recipe for over a month has been challenging. I’ve wanted to share my delicious Pumpkin Pie Cinnamon Rolls recipe for the longest time. They’re so good and because of my super-duper secret ingredient…so easy.

Pumpkin Pie Cinnamon Rolls - this twist on a classic cinnamon bun recipe is the perfect dessert for fall! I love pumpkin spice desserts.

What’s the secret ingredient? Pillsbury CrescentsUsing these bad boys saved me time, my sanity and I had no doubt that they would turn out perfectly. I’ve been on a little bit of a Pillsbury Crescent kick lately, I think my recipes for Strawberry Rhubarb Hand Pies and Easy Apple Turnovers have shown that. I love using Pillsbury Crescents for baking because they work every time.

Pumpkin Pie Cinnamon Rolls - this twist on a classic cinnamon bun recipe is the perfect dessert for fall! I love pumpkin spice desserts.

To prep for the cinnamon rolls, simply pinch the seams together to make a flat dough.

Pumpkin Pie Cinnamon Rolls - this twist on a classic cinnamon bun recipe is the perfect dessert for fall! I love pumpkin spice desserts.

For the filling, I mixed together the canned pumpkin pie and cream cheese. I added the majority of it to the dough and rolled inwards. Then I cut them into nine pieces, roughly 1″ sections.

Pumpkin Pie Cinnamon Rolls - this twist on a classic cinnamon bun recipe is the perfect dessert for fall! I love pumpkin spice desserts.

They’re amazing fresh out of the oven, but I wanted to make a glaze. Originally, I was going to make a glaze that was similar to my Maple Butter Cinnamon Rolls recipe, but at the last second I was inspired to make something out of the leftover pumpkin cream cheese mixture.

Pumpkin Pie Cinnamon Rolls - this twist on a classic cinnamon bun recipe is the perfect dessert for fall! I love pumpkin spice desserts.

Oh. My. Gosh.

Pumpkin Pie Cinnamon Rolls

Pumpkin Pie Cinnamon Rolls - this twist on a classic cinnamon bun recipe is the perfect dessert for fall! I love pumpkin spice desserts.

Pumpkin Pie Cinnamon Rolls – this twist on a classic cinnamon bun recipe is the perfect dessert for fall! I love pumpkin spice inspired desserts, they’re one of my favourite things about fall.

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Pumpkin Pie Cinnamon Rolls

This twist on a classic cinnamon bun recipe is the perfect dessert for fall! I love pumpkin spice desserts.

Ingredients:

For the rolls

  • 1 can of Pillsbury Crescents
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin pie filling
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese
  • 1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • **use 1/2 cup of the pumpkin cream cheese mixture on the rolls

For the pumpkin spice icing

  • Leftover pumpkin pie cream cheese mixture
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Open the can of Pillsbury Crescents and roll out to a rectangle. Pinch all the seams together.
  3. In a medium bowl add the pumpkin pie filling and cream cheese, beat until smooth.
  4. Spoon 1/2 cup of the mixture over the crescent rolls and sprinkle with pumpkin pie spice.
  5. Roll the dough inwards (where it’s longer, not thicker) and cut into 1″ pieces. I cut nine pieces.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes.

For the filling

  1. Take the bowl that you mixed the cream cheese and pumpkin pie filling and add sugar and pumpkin pie spice. Mix together and pour over the cinnamon rolls.

Don’t be afraid of the cinnamon rolls drying out. If you bake them for 25 minutes, they will soak up the frosting.

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Pumpkin Pie Cinnamon Rolls - this twist on a classic cinnamon bun recipe is the perfect dessert for fall! I love pumpkin spice desserts.

This post has been sponsored by my friends at Life Made Delicious. As always, all opinions are 100% my own.

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Randa Derkson

I believe that the kitchen is the heart of the home. Whether it’s discussing your day, sharing the highlights of your trip, or just having quality time with a loved one; lives are brought together at the kitchen table.

7 comments on “Pumpkin Pie Cinnamon Rolls”

  1. These rolls are easy to make and look so delicious. I am going to make these with my daughter. She will love these. Great to have with a hot cup of coffee.

  2. OMG I NEED THESE IN MAH BELLY NOW!
    Pinning!!

  3. These look delicious. I like the idea of making something unique with pumpkins.

    Thank you for sharing this with us on the #HomeMattersParty. We hope to see you again when we open our doors at 12 AM EST on Friday.

  4. Hi Randa! I just wanted to let you know we are featuring your awesome recipe at Home Matters today! Thank you so much for linking up with us and we hope you will party with us again!

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