(CLOSED) Pillsbury Orange Sweet Rolls Review and Giveaway

I’m a sucker for cinnamon rolls.  If I had a choice between anything else and cinnamon rolls, I’d choose cinnamon rolls every time.  Of course my absolute favorite part is the center – so I’ll actually eat around the entire outside and save the middle for last.

When I was asked if I’d like to try Pillsbury’s new Orange Sweet Rolls, I was definitely intrigued.  Orange?  Cinnamon?  Together?   Princess Nagger encouraged me to say yes, she was all about the cinnamon rolls and particularly the ‘orange’ part.


I received a coupon in the mail, and the next time I went grocery shopping I picked up some of the new Orange Sweet Rolls.  Princess Nagger was all excited to get started making them (more so she could hurry up and get started eating them):


Bonus – I was glad to see they participate in Box Tops for Education – now that I have a kid in elementary school, I’m always on the lookout to clip these (and Princess Nagger made sure to remind me not to miss this one):


As I separated the doughy sections, the aroma of orange was heavenly.  Only minutes later the pan was ready to put in the oven:


Princess Nagger pointed out that the picture showed they used a round pan, but since I already had them in a square one, I figured she could see either would work just fine.  She distracted me a little bit over the next 12-19 minutes, so they got a little extra brown, but hey, nobody’s perfect:


Besides, it was now time to slather them with the included orange glaze/frosting:


Princess Nagger had the first pick:


She took the first bite and exclaimed:  “These are really good!  You can write that in your post, Mama, tell everyone they are delicious!”

I selected one and took a bite…heavenly!  I ate it so fast I didn’t even need a plate or fork.  They aren’t all that big, so they’re not too much of a cheat on a diet.  At least that’s what I told myself as I gobbled down three in a row, as did Princess Nagger.  Then we decided we better save the last two for Dada so he wouldn’t feel left out.   I wrapped the last two in foil to keep them fresh, then Princess Nagger and I polished them off the next morning for breakfast.  Ahem.

From Pillsbury:

“Pillsbury Orange Sweet Rolls are warm, fresh, and ready to serve in just minutes. With an ooey-gooey texture and a delicious orange icing, Orange Sweet Rolls have a mouth watering aroma that is sure to bring your family together like no other breakfast! Packed with the love and flavor of a treat made from scratch, but without the time and cleanup, Orange Sweet Rolls are the perfect addition to your family’s Sunday morning traditions.”

I, for one, agree wholeheartedly with their description.  They were fast and easy to make – and fast and easy to eat.  And delicious!  Princess Nagger has instructed me to make sure they’re on my list for my next grocery run, so maybe this time we’ll share with Dada.  Maybe. Now if only Pillsbury made dinosaur-shaped sweet rolls.


Want to try the new Pillsbury Orange Sweet Rolls for free?

Win It:

Here’s your chance to win a fun Pillsbury Orange Sweet Rolls Gift Pack:


You’ll receive a coupon to get the Orange Sweet Rolls for free so you can try them for yourself, along with a cool photo album so you can keep your family’s Sweet Sunday Morning Memories close at hand.  The photo album looks like a picture frame with removable sections of photo pages to add photos to it.

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After 20+ years in the Corporate World and years of infertility, Princess Nagger made her miraculous appearance and I chose to become a SAHM and WAHM - I love every minute of it. We added Little Dude through adoption, adding a whole new dimension to our family. We have an eclectic mix of pets: dogs, cats, birds and fish. I love to cook and try new techniques to turn ordinary into extraordinary. Crafty by nature, I take on a lot of unique projects and enjoy seeing the end result. My favorite, of course, is making my own wine out of fruits and grapes. Experiments with water currently underway. I blog about the joys of parenting, family, friends, life, love and anything else that strikes my fancy. I do enjoy doing reviews and giveaways for products I use, believe in and can stand behind.
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51 thoughts on “(CLOSED) Pillsbury Orange Sweet Rolls Review and Giveaway

  1. We enjoy heart-shaped waffles on Sunday mornings.

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  2. orange sweet rolls just sounds wrong but i’ll try anything…we do breakast occassionally in our house. usually where i see what outlandish pancake images i can make for the boys…
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  3. I rarely play along with the giveaways, but orange cinnamon rolls are the BOMB! I love anything with orange frosting and, hello, who doesn’t love cinnamon rolls?

  4. Pillsbury Orange Rolls are a Sunday morning staple at our house!!! Sometimes we just have them alone but often we have them with Egg Casserole. Definitely a family fave!!!
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  6. My husband makes his delicious scrambled eggs with ham and hash browns for Sunday mg breakfat :)

  7. We have a big breakfast on weekends. Sometimes for dinner. Depends on the special occasion. Got a new recipe for breakfast – think cheddar biscuits with egg and bacon, Yummie!
    .-= Laufa would like you to read ..30 Days =-.

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