Get ready to bring in the holiday season with this festive Mickey Cinnamon Roll Christmas Tree. This Disney inspired treat is made with store bought cinnamon rolls and decked out in rainbow Mickey shaped string lights. Don't forget to include Minnie with her gleaming gold bows that finish off this tree.
- 3 tubes (17.5 oz) Cinnamon rolls. You will need 11 cinnamon rolls to make this tree
- 1 recipe Vanilla Frosting, or 1 tub (16 oz) of premade frosting
- 1/2 cup each red, yellow, orange, blue and green candy melts.
- .75 oz Americolor leaf green food gel
- Gold luster dust
- 3 Tbsp Christmas themed sprinkles
- Place candy melts inside heat proof bowls. Heat in microwave for 1 minute at 50% power or defrost setting. Stir and reheat in 30 second increments until smooth and completely melted.
- Place each color inside a disposable piping bag or Ziploc sandwich bag.
- Pipe into Mickey shaped silicone ice tray, a couple rows per color.
- Repeat for all colors.
- Let set for 10-15 minutes at room temp. Remove candy melts from mold and place them onto a parchment lined sheet pan.
- To make Minnie's bows, pipe melted yellow candy melts inside silicone bow mold. Let set completely before removing.
- Once bows have hardened, take a paint brush and dust with gold luster dust.
- Place 1/2 cup vanilla frosting inside bowl. Reserve leftover. Add 2-3 drops of green food gel until you achieve desired color.
- Place green frosting inside disposable piping bag, fitted with a Wilton #3 round piping tip. Set aside.
- Next, line cook sheet with parchment paper. Spray with nonstick spray.
- Center 1 cinnamon roll towards the top of the baking sheet.
- For each row after, add an additional cinnamon roll. This will help in creating the triangular Christmas tree shape. The last row will have 4 cinnamon rolls.
- Last, place one roll in the center at the bottom of the baking sheet for the tree trunk.
- Bake according to package instructions.
- Remove cinnamon rolls from oven and let cool for 5-10 minutes before topping with icing. This will help the icing stay rather than running all over the place.
- Immediately after frosting, add sprinkles. Do not wait too long or else the sprinkles will not stick.
- Let cinnamon rolls cool for an additional 10 minutes.
- Take green frosting and begin adding continuous swirls, starting from the top of the tree and working your way down to the bottom row. Leave single cinnamon roll without swirls as this is the tree trunk.
- Begin decorating with Mickey shaped candy melts, alternating colors and sizes.
- Add Minnie gold bowls throughout tree.
- Serve and enjoy!
Keywords: cinnamon rolls, Mickey shaped, breakfast, Christmas