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Cinnamon Roll Li'l Smokies

Keep holiday brunching a little sweet, a little salty, and a whole lotta yummy with these Cinnamon Roll Li'l Smokies with Maple Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting. This quick and easy recipe is sure to be a family favorite!  
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cream cheese frosting, holiday appetizer, maple cinnamon
Servings: 32 cinnamon roll li'l smokies
Calories: 146kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth
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Ingredients

Cinnamon Roll Li'l Smokies

Maple Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Leftover frosting from cinnamon roll tube
  • oz  cream cheese softened
  • tablespoons  unsalted butter softened
  • 1 - 2 teaspoons maple extract
  • tablespoons  heavy cream + more for thinning, if desired
  • 1 1/2  cups  powdered sugar sifted
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2  teaspoon  salt

Instructions

Cinnamon Roll Li'l Smokies

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line two rimmed baking sheets with silicone baking mats. Set aside.
  • Working with one cinnamon roll at a time, place it onto a cutting board, then use your hand to gently flatten it out.
  • Use a pizza cutter to cut the flattened cinnamon roll into 4 strips.
  • Place one Eckrich Li’l Smokies Original Cocktail Smoked Sausage onto the end of one cinnamon roll strip.
  • Roll it up, then seal the seam together.
  • Place the wrapped smokie seam side down onto the prepared baking sheet.
  • Repeat with remaining smokies. You'll end up with 16 on each baking sheet.
  • Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes or until the cinnamon rolls are lightly browned and cooked through.
  • Serve with maple cream cheese frosting and enjoy!
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Maple Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Place the leftover frosting from the cinnamon roll package into a large bowl with cream cheese, butter, maple extract, and heavy cream.
  • Beat, using a hand mixer, until well combined.
  • Add in powdered sugar, cinnamon, and salt.
  • Beat, again, until well combined.
  • Serve with cinnamon roll li'l smokies!
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Nutrition

Serving: 1cinnamon roll li'l smokie w/ frosting | Calories: 146kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 213mg | Potassium: 22mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg