Recipe Box, Apple Cinnamon Bubble-up

This is an easy, semi-homemade recipe with only 2 ingredients!

Yep, all you need is a can of apple pie filling

and 2 cans of regular size cinnamon rolls with icing

Cut the raw dough rolls into quarters

Put the pieces in a large mixing bowl and add apple pie filling

Gently fold apples into cinnamon roll pieces to combine

Transfer mixture to prepared 9″ x 13″ baking dish

Bake at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes

or until roll pieces are cooked through and set

Let cool for 30-60 minutes and then top with icing

Cut into large squares to serve

Leftovers can be reheated in the microwave

Top with vanilla ice cream for dessert if desired

This recipe is adapted from Pillsbury

Apple Cinnamon Bubble-up

Only 2 ingredients and you can bake an amazing breakfast treat! Or top it with vanilla ice cream and have it for dessert!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert
Cuisine American


  • 9" x 13" greased or sprayed baking dish


  • 2 cans 8 ct., regular size cinnamon rolls with icing
  • 1 can 21 oz., apple pie filling


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • Cut cinnamon rolls into 1/4s and put them in a large mixing bowl
  • Add apple pie filling to dough in bowl and gently fold apples into dough quarters with a large spoon
  • Transfer apple roll mixture to baking pan and spread out evenly in dish
  • Bake for 15 minutes and check. Continue baking for 5 more minutes or until rolls are set and cooked through.
  • Let cool for 30-60 minutes. Top with icing.
  • Serve for breakfast or top with vanilla ice cream for dessert
  • Store covered at room temperature or in the refrigerator
  • Reheat servings in microwave for 20 seconds if desired


If you use Grands size cinnamon rolls baking time could be different and you might need a larger pan. I used regular size rolls and they fit perfectly in the 9″ x 13″ dish with room to puff up
Keyword apple cinnamon bubble up, apple danish, apple pie, breakfast bubble up, cinnamon roll bake, cinnamon rolls, coffee cake

The boys at my house gobbled this up!

I hope you enjoy this easy and delicious apple treat!

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32 Responses to “Recipe Box, Apple Cinnamon Bubble-up”
  1. Bernadette says:

    Fabulous recipe. It would make a great Christmas morning treat.

  2. I might make this one when we go kid-sit at the end of next month. It would be a fun surprise for breakfast — or a snack!

  3. Patti @ Pandora's Box says:

    I saved this easy recipe – John will love this!!

  4. Shannon@Belle Bleu Interiors says:

    Jenna, I only have one child still at home, and he adores Pillsbury cinnamon rolls! I think he would eat them every morning if he could. I am going to make this for him this weekend. It looks and sounds delicious! Happy Thursday!

  5. Anonymous says:

    Okay!–I’m in! 2 ingredients?!!! Jenna, you are a marvel–this looks delicious and I will be out this weekend, buying my 2 items and trying this. Thanks for making life easier for us! Georgia Gal

  6. Pam says:

    Jenna, I am going to make this…love semi-homemade. It looks delicious and it is perfect for fall. Happy Thursday!

  7. Now, that’s pretty clever and i’ll bet it smells amazing!

  8. A new dessert for me..have never tried the ready made dough.

  9. Barbara at Mantel and Table says:

    Oh man! You make the best stuff! I wish we had Wonka-Net, where I could just reach into my screen and grab one of these lucious treats out right now! I guess making it myself this weekend is the next best thing! 🤣 Thanks!!

  10. EsmeSalon says:

    WOW, love this easy to make recipe. Will have to try this out
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  11. Mary says:

    Jenna, Who doesn’t love a two-ingredient recipe, especially if one of the ingredients is cinnamon rolls?!! Happy Thursday ♥

  12. lghiggins says:

    Yum! It looks like an apple fritter, but so much easier to make!

  13. How easy is that? Yummy quick apple cinnamon rolls. happy weekend.

  14. Jenna – wow this is a winner! Best weekend wishes!

  15. Anonymous says:

    oh my this looks amazing!! Thanks for sharing at the What’s for Dinner party – hope you have a fabulous week.

  16. Kitty Penrod says:

    Soooo easy and sounds soooo delicious, Jenna! Your bubble ups are sure fun!

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