Another new fabulous recipe! I found this recipe on Pintrest which led me to The Dishy Decorator. This is my first time to visit this fun blog and I loved it. The Dishy Decorator is also a Southern Girl transplanted to the Midwest! She adapted this recipe from Pillsbury Cinnamon French Toast Bake. I made mine just like the Dishy Decorator and we loved it. My husband heated it up several mornings before work - he especially loved it. I think this would be great using the Pillsbury Orange Rolls too!
This is the perfect Thanksgiving or Christmas morning treat. I always have to make Sausage Pinwheels on our holiday mornings (or usually when Jenna requests them :) but I may have to make this too!
Cinnamon Roll Casserole (adapted from thedishydeocrator.blogspot.com - adapted from Pillsbury)
2 Tbsp melted butter or cooking spray (I used cooking spray)
2 cans ( 12.4 oz each) Pillsbury refrigerated cinnamon rolls with icing
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
2 tsp ground cinnamon (I actually forgot this and it was still yummy)
2 tsp vanilla
1 cup chopped pecans
1/4 cup maple syrup
icing from the cinnamon rolls
Heat oven to 375. Pour melted butter into a glass 9 x 13 baking dish or spray with cooking spray. Separate both cans of dough into 16 rolls. Cut each roll into 8 pieces; place pieces over butter in baking dish. In a medium bowl, beat eggs. Beat in cream, cinnamon and vanilla until well blended. Gently pour over roll pieces. Sprinkle with pecans; drizzle with 1/4 cup maple syrup. Bake 20-28 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 15 minutes. Meanwhile, remove metal covers from icing; microwave on medium (50 %) 10 - 15 seconds or until thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle over top. If desired, spoon extra syrup over individual servings ( I felt sweet enough so I didn't do this)