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2 Ingredient Cinnamon Roll Apple Pie Cups

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Did you know all you need is two ingredients to make these cinnamon roll apple pie cups. These are delicious and easy breakfast treat, snack, or even dessert. Canned cinnamon rolls and apple pie filling join together.

Apple Pie Cups drizzled with cinnamon roll frosting and topped with cinnamon powder.

These are cinnamon roll apple pies, essentially. Drizzle on some caramel sauce for another added layer of sweetness to these mini apple pies. Also, make sure to check out some more apple dessert ideas.

Try this apple shine sangria, or my famous maple pecan apple cobbler.

  • Made with cinnamon roll dough and canned pie filling
  • Little cups for bite size eating
  • Easy dessert recipe or breakfast recipe
  • Easy recipe
  • Budget friendly
  • Huge hit

Ingredients for cinnamon roll apple cups

Here is all you need for these apple cinnamon rolls. This is a great recipe for apple season and all your fall cravings.

Apple pie filling and can of cinnamon rolls on a counter.
  • Canned Cinnamon Roll – I used Pillsbury cinnamon rolls that you can find in the refrigerator section of the store. If you want to make quite a few reach for multiple cans of cinnamon rolls.
  • Apple Pie Filling – You can use homemade apple pie filling or canned pie filling. Either works, it is all whatever your preference is. 

How To Make Cinnamon Roll Apple Cups

Collage of assembling cinnamon roll apple pie cups.

Step One: Preheat the oven and grease your muffin tin as directed.

Step Two: Open the cinnamon rolls and spread each roll out into a thinner circle. (Photo 1)

Step Three: Press each cinnamon roll into the muffin tin, and make a cup shape. (Photo 2)

Collage of unbaked and baked Apple Pie Cups.

Step Four: Spoon your apple pie filling in the center of each of the cinnamon roll cups. Repeat until all are completed. (Photo 3)

Step Five: Bake as directed, and once done, allow the rolls to cool a short bit.

Step Six: Drizzle on the cinnamon roll frosting. (Photo 4)

Three cinnamon apple pie cups on a blue plate.

How to Store

If you do not eat all of these cinnamon roll cups, you can store in an airtight container. These cinnamon roll cups will store for 2-3 days in the fridge.

You can reheat in the microwave or even in the oven. Just heat until it is warmed up. 

Tips and tricks

  • Nonstick cooking spray will ensure the cinnamon apple pie cups won’t stick in the pan.
  • You can swap out the pie filling flavor to change up the apple pie cinnamon rolls to a new flavor.
  • You can use homemade cinnamon rolls in a change of store bought if you want.
  • Feel free to use homemade pie filling in exchange to canned.
  • Top with a cream cheese frosting to elevate the flavor even more.

Recipe FAQs

What size of cinnamon rolls should I use for these cinnamon roll cups?

Regular sized cinnamon rolls work for this. Just buy any canned cinnamon rolls you want, spread out the dough, and shape into a cup in the pan.

What to do with the extra apple pie filling?

If you have extra pie filling, you can store in an airtight container in the fridge. Then use for topping your oatmeal, serve with ice cream, etc. There are so many ways to use up leftover pie filling.

Cinnamon Roll Apple Pie Cups on a wooden chopping board and on the plate.

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Cinnamon apple pie cups on a small blue plate.
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Cinnamon Roll Apple Pie Cups

Author: Kim Schob
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 23 minutes
Cinnamon Roll Apple Pie Cups are a two ingredient breakfast or treat. It is a canned cinnamon roll filled with apple pie filling. A must make dessert for anytime of the year.


  • 1 can cinnamon rolls with icing
  • 1 can apple pie filling


  • Preheat oven to 375 °F (191 °C) and prepare muffin tin (8 spaces) with nonstick spray
  • Press each roll to flatten out and form a larger circle
    1 can cinnamon rolls with icing
  • Lay into muffin tin to form a cup, be sure dough comes all the way to the top
  • Spoon in apple pie filling
    1 can apple pie filling
  • Bake 15-18 minutes until golden brown
  • Cool slightly then transfer to wire rack
  • Microwave icing for about 10 seconds until it’s pourable and drizzle over each cup
  • Serve warm and enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Calories: 1kcal Carbohydrates: 0.1g Protein: 0.01g Fat: 0.02g Saturated Fat: 0.01g Trans Fat: 0.001g Sodium: 1mg Potassium: 0.1mg Fiber: 0.001g Sugar: 0.04g Vitamin A: 0.03IU Vitamin C: 0.003mg Calcium: 0.01mg Iron: 0.003mg

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