January 19, 2016

Mardi Gras Mini King Cake Biscuits

It's Mardi Gras season here in Louisiana and that means King Cakes are available everywhere!
I wanted to make a fast and easy version that is small and kid friendly so I created these fun Mini King Cake Biscuits using Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls and Trix cereal, both a part of the eBoxTops program with Winn Dixie stores. Keep reading to learn more about this great program where you can earn money for your school while simply doing your weekly grocery shopping. 
Don't forget to leave a comment with your email and you will be entered to win a cash giveaway!
Winn Dixie’s eBoxTops program makes it easier than ever to earn money for your school. Think about how much cash your school can raise with eBoxTops, in addition to the clip Box Tops on each product you purchase!

January special: Earn 5 eBoxTops when you buy 2 of the following products. Valid through January 31, 2016.  Get details and see participating products when you sign up here

Go-Gurt (8 or 16 ct)
Nature Valley Bars
Totino’s Pizza Rolls
General Mills Fruit Snacks
Pillsbury Toaster Strudel
Select General Mills Cereal , including Cheerios, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Cocoa Puffs, Cookie Crisp, Dora the Explorer, Golden Grahams, Honey Kix, Honey Nut Cheerios, Lucky Charms, Reese’s Puffs, Spongebob Squarepants Fruit, Star Wars, Total and Trix.
Pillsbury Crescent Rolls or Grands! Biscuits (8 ct)
 
Enrolling for EBoxTops has never been easier!
1) Log in to your Winn-Dixie account or sign up for a new account.
2) Enroll in Box Tops for Education, select your school, and link it to your Winn-Dixie account
3) Add eBoxTops offers to your account and earn cash for your school when you buy participating products at Winn-Dixie. There are new offers every month!

Earn extra cash for your school all year long with Winn-Dixie and eBoxTops!

Ingredients: 

Makes 8 King Cake Biscuits
  • 1 Pillsbury Grands! Cinnamon Roll Biscuits {8 ct} with icing
  • 1/3 cup Mini Trix cereal {purple, yellow, and green only}

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Open the biscuits and separate each biscuit. Set the icing aside.
  • Flatten the biscuits with the palm of your hands and then spread a hole out in the center so they are shaped like rings.
  • Place in rows on a lined baking sheet.
  • Bake for 12-14 minutes or until cooked through and lightly browned.
  • While the biscuits bake separate your Mini Trix cereal. You need a couple tablespoons each of purple, green, and yellow Mini Trix cereal pieces. 
  • Remove biscuits from oven and let cool slightly.
  • Frost with reserved icing on tops.
  • Sprinkle Mini Trix, in all 3 colors, on top of each King Cake Biscuit.
  • Serve warm and enjoy this festive breakfast treat! 
Look for specially marked General Mills grocery items with the Box Tops label. 
Open the biscuits and separate each biscuit. 
Place in rows on a lined baking sheet.
Flatten the biscuits with the palm of your hands.
Spread a hole out in the center so they are shaped like rings.
Set the included icing aside until after baking.
Bake for 11-13 minutes or until cooked through and lightly browned.
They look just like mini king cakes!
While the biscuits bake separate your Mini Trix cereal.
Ava liked to help with this part, of course!
 You need a couple tablespoons each of purple, green, and yellow Mini Trix cereal pieces. 
Let biscuits cool slightly then frost with reserved icing on tops.
Sprinkle Mini Trix, in all 3 colors, on top of each King Cake Biscuit.

Serve warm and enjoy this festive breakfast treat! 
Laissez les bon temps roulez!
Let the good times roll!
I am giving away $15 to one of my readers! Just comment below and let me know what school you would register for EBoxTops and leave your email address! 
Click here to search the schools participating.


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10 comments:

  1. Oh I registered Southview our little ones school! Such a wonderful program for the schools!
    landfjacobson @ charter .net

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  2. These are so cute and easy. We are big on the Box Top program and still submit them even though my girls are in high school!

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  3. I have a serious love for the box top program AND cinnamon rolls. Win/Win!

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  4. These are so cute! Love how quick and easy they are. Kind of totally opposite of the King Cake I just posted. :D

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    1. Erin thanks for commenting. You are the randomly chosen winner of the Paypal giveaway. Please comment with your email.

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  5. Too cute! These look like something the kids would love to be involved in making.

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  6. we collect them for owen j roberts
    (cricketlady29@hotmail.com)

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  7. These little king cakes are a great idea! I;ll have to register our school too, great program!

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  8. Those are adorable!!! I registered my son's elementary school.

    Thanks for the chance to win!

    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

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