Cinnamon Toast Crunch


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About 3 cups of Cinnamon Toast Crunch
Apple pie filling (1-2 cans)
Croissants x 2
Apple butter
Cinnamon/sugar mixture
Butter (sliced)
Preheat oven to 375. Grease a 9×13 dish. Pour your cereal into your baking dish and then add the apple pie filling on top. Take croissants and lay them on top of the apples. Spread some apple butter on top of croissants, sprinkle the cinnamon/sugar mixture on top. Slice your butter into 8 pieces and add that on top. Bake at 375 for 20-30 minutes or until done. Let cool for a few minutes before serving


Cinnamon Toast Crunch Apple Croissant Bake


  • 3 cups Cinnamon Toast Crunch
  • 1-2 cans apple pie filling
  • 2 croissants
  • Apple butter
  • Cinnamon/sugar mixture
  • Butter (sliced)


  1. Preheat Oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Prepare Baking Dish:
    • Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.
  3. Layer Cereal and Apples:
    • Pour Cinnamon Toast Crunch into the greased baking dish.
    • Add the apple pie filling evenly over the cereal.
  4. Add Croissants:
    • Lay the croissants on top of the apples, creating a layer.
  5. Spread Apple Butter:
    • Spread a generous layer of apple butter over the croissants.
  6. Sprinkle Cinnamon/Sugar Mixture:
    • Sprinkle a cinnamon/sugar mixture over the apple butter, ensuring even coverage.
  7. Add Sliced Butter:
    • Slice the butter into 8 pieces and distribute them evenly on top of the cinnamon/sugar layer.
  8. Bake:
    • Bake in the preheated oven for 20-30 minutes or until the top is golden brown and the croissants are cooked through.
  9. Cool Before Serving:
    • Allow the bake to cool for a few minutes before serving.
  10. Serve and Enjoy:
    • Slice into portions and serve warm. Optionally, you can add a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream for extra indulgence.


  • Customize the recipe by adding chopped nuts, raisins, or a drizzle of caramel for added flavor.
  • Adjust the sweetness by varying the amount of cinnamon/sugar mixture and apple butter according to your taste preferences

BEST TIPS TO MAKE Cinnamon Toast Crunch Apple Croissant Bake

  1. Fresh Ingredients:
    • Use fresh and high-quality ingredients for the best flavor. Check the expiration dates of items like croissants, apple pie filling, and Cinnamon Toast Crunch to ensure freshness.
  2. Even Cereal Distribution:
    • Ensure an even distribution of Cinnamon Toast Crunch across the baking dish. This ensures that each bite has a delightful crunch and cinnamon flavor.
  3. Proper Croissant Placement:
    • Lay the croissants evenly to create a consistent layer. This helps in even baking, ensuring all parts of the croissants are cooked to perfection.
  4. Generous Apple Butter Layer:
    • Don’t skimp on the apple butter. A generous layer adds moisture and enhances the apple flavor. Use a quality apple butter for the best taste.
  5. Cinnamon/Sugar Balance:
    • Adjust the cinnamon/sugar mixture according to your taste preferences. Taste a bit of the mixture before sprinkling to ensure it’s the right balance of sweetness and spice.
  6. Thinly Sliced Butter:
    • Slice the butter thinly to allow it to melt and spread evenly over the dish, adding richness to the bake. Ensure that the butter is distributed evenly for a consistent flavor.
  7. Temperature and Baking Time:
    • Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and monitor the baking time closely. Keep an eye on the top for a golden-brown finish, and check the doneness of the croissants with a toothpick.
  8. Optional Additions:
    • Customize the recipe by adding your favorite extras like chopped nuts, raisins, or even a handful of dried cranberries for additional texture and flavor.
  9. Serve Warm:
    • Allow the dish to cool slightly before serving, but it’s best enjoyed warm. The flavors meld together, and the croissants maintain their delightful flakiness when served fresh out of the oven.
  10. Presentation:
    • For a beautiful presentation, drizzle a little extra apple butter or sprinkle a touch of cinnamon on top before serving. A dusting of powdered sugar can also add a finishing touch.

Remember that baking times can vary, so use visual cues and the toothpick test to determine when your Cinnamon Toast Crunch Apple Croissant Bake is perfectly cooked. Enjoy this delicious and comforting dessert!

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