What to Serve With Cinnamon Rolls: 20 Delicious Side Dishes

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If you love the flavor and warmth of cinnamon, you must have tried cinnamon rolls for your breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

These rolls are light, fluffy, and perfect to experience a sweet flavor after a meal. The pair features caramelized sugar and cinnamon, giving you an irresistible taste that may make it hard for you to stop eating these rolls.

While you can have these cinnamon rolls alone, it is always wise to pair them with a side dish. This way, you get a fulfilling treat to experience various flavors and textures.

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The best side dishes to serve with cinnamon rolls are almond milk yogurt, fondue, chocolate mousse,  hot chocolate, peach cobbler, apple crisp, scrambled egg, pumpkin spice latte, fresh fruits, saffron rice, green beans casserole, caramel ice cream, vanilla ice cream, caramel corn, eggnog, and strawberry yogurt.

It is safe to say that you can easily have a treat when pairing these rolls with your favorite options. So, dig in for useful recipes and a few tips.

20 Cinnamon Rolls Sides

1. Almond Milk Yogurt

Almond Milk Yogurt

This nutty-flavored yogurt is one of the best side dishes you can have today. The texture of this dish is quite smooth and makes a great pair with your homemade cinnamon rolls. Make sure you make fresh yogurt every time instead of having a day-old.

2. Fondue


It is hard to resist this fondue, especially if you are a chocolate lover. It is a gooey dip that melts in your mouth and increases the flavor of any dish. Serve your cinnamon rolls with this easy-to-make fondue, and enjoy the pair with a cup of hot coffee.

You can choose to dip your rolls in the fondue or top them with this chocolate sauce. Either way, the results will taste great.

3. Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse

Make this divine and heavenly mousse with your cinnamon rolls and serve them as a dessert. The thick consistency of this dessert will surely leave your guests impressed.

Make sure that you follow the recipe properly to get the exact taste and texture. Failure to do so will lead to a chocolate disaster.

One of the best things about this option is that it requires a few ingredients. So, it is safe to call this mousse a budget-friendly option.

4. Chocolate Pudding

Chocolate Pudding

Level up your dessert game by making this chocolate pudding with cinnamon rolls. We want to warn you that this combination is lethal.

This pudding is so delicious that one can't describe it in words. Chocolate pudding is delightful, rich, and smooth; every spoonful will take you to heaven. Eat it with cinnamon rolls and enjoy the combination of cinnamon and chocolate together.

5. Hot Chocolate

Hot chocolate

Is it too cold, and are you craving something warm and hearty? In that case, pair your cinnamon rolls with a cup of homemade hot chocolate.

We love them together, and with every sip of this drink, you are transported to your childhood. You can top your hot beverage with yummy marshmallows and treat yourself to goodness on a gloomy day.

6. Bacon

BaconRaise your hand if you love combining sweet with savory. We love this combination too, which is why we love having bacon with cinnamon rolls. Both go great together, especially if you have well-cooked bacon strips to serve.

If you want to, season your bacon with some chili peppers and salt, and elevate the experience of your taste buds.

7. Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler

One of the best qualities of cinnamon rolls is that they taste beautiful with seasonal fruits. So, if you have peaches in the market, make good use of them and prepare this amazing cobbler dessert.

To make a peach cobbler, you require flour, peaches, sugar, butter, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Follow the given recipe and enjoy this dessert.

8. Apple Crisp

Apple crisp

If you are confused about what to serve with your cinnamon rolls, try making apple crisps. We assure you that they will help elevate the food experience of your guests. Besides, they are easy to make, meaning you won't have to spend much time in your kitchen.

9. Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled Eggs

Cinnamon rolls taste great with your scrambled egg. Use the tagged recipe to make this combination at breakfast and enjoy it with a cup of tea or coffee.

10. Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkin spice latte is a creamy, exotic, and delicious drink on any day of the year. The flavor of pumpkin pie spice is one-of-a-kind, and this drink can be made at home with just a few ingredients.

Use the recipe card to create this amazing drink for your upcoming tea party. Then serve it with cinnamon rolls and enjoy the flavor of pumpkin spice and cinnamon together.

This drink is addictive and high in calories. So, make sure that you keep that in mind while dieting.

11. Fresh Fruits

Fresh Fruits

If you have a huge party at your house, serve cinnamon rolls with your favorite fresh fruits. You can make a fruit platter as shared in the tagged recipe and enjoy various healthy fruits with the amazing ingredients of the rolls.

Additionally, you can also prepare a cream cheese or chocolate dip to make the entire more mouthwatering and interesting. This is a great idea to serve at parties where you don't have enough time to prepare many dishes.

12. Saffron Rice

Saffron Rice

As strange as it may sound, saffron rice is a beautiful side dish to enjoy with cinnamon rolls. This rice has a unique, savory, and subtle flavor with an unmatchable fragrance. You can make a large dish of this rice and serve both dishes at dinner or lunch.

13. Green Bean Casserole

Green Bean Casserole

Made with just four ingredients, green bean casserole is another fantastic dish to look for. It is also healthy with green beans, cream of mushroom soup, onions, and cheese. You can prepare it within a few minutes using your Instant pot.

Once the casserole is ready, pair this deliciousness with your cinnamon rolls. Believe us; this pairing is worth every bite. Enjoy them at lunch or dinner, depending on your mood.

14. Salted Caramel Ice Cream

Salted Caramel Ice Cream

This caramel ice cream checks all the right boxes when it comes to taste and texture. Each scoop reminds you of your childhood and tastes divine when you have it with freshly baked cinnamon rolls.

Use the tagged recipe to make this ice cream at home. You will get eight servings from this recipe, so call it a treat for your friends and family.

15. Vanilla Ice Cream

Vanilla Ice CreamHere is another ice cream flavor that you can't say no to. Vanilla ice cream tastes amazing with warm cinnamon rolls. The combination of cinnamon and vanilla is always known to be exotic.

You will need an ice cream maker to prepare this dessert. If you don't have one, the investment is worth the results.

16. Classic Fudge Walnut Brownies

Classic Fudge brownies

If your guests love desserts, make these brownies with your cinnamon rolls. Both taste great together and are worth the effort you will put in to make them.

You can follow the recipe to make these brownies with ease.

17. Vegetable Hash

Vegetable Hash

Since cinnamon rolls are a favorite of many during breakfast, you may run out of ideas to make them interesting every time. However, we can help you out.

You can have them with veggie hash, as mentioned in the recipe card. The recipe is very easy and can be made within a few minutes. You can customize the vegetables used according to your preference.

18. Caramel Corn

Caramel Corn

Are you planning a movie night soon? If yes, serve caramel corn with cinnamon rolls and impress your friends with your cooking skills.

Again, these two dishes are poles apart but taste great together. So, experiment and make something new to enjoy.

19. Eggnog


Eggnog is a delicious holiday drink that most people love having during winter. It is fulfilling and hearty, perfect to keep you warm and healthy. What's more, the drink tastes amazing with cinnamon rolls.

Try them together and thank us later.

20. Strawberry Yogurt

Strawberry Yogurt

Do you love strawberries and can't have enough of this fruit? Make a strawberry yogurt using fresh strawberries and enjoy it with your amazing and freshly cooked cinnamon rolls.

We love them together, and so would you!

Side Dishes For Cinnamon Rolls

  1. Almond milk yogurt
  2. Fondue
  3. Chocolate mousse
  4. Chocolate pudding
  5. Hot chocolate
  6. Bacon
  7. Peach cobbler
  8. Apple Crisp
  9. Scrambled egg
  10. Pumpkin spice latte
  11. Fresh fruits
  12. Saffron rice
  13. Green beans casserole
  14. Caramel ice cream
  15. Vanilla ice cream
  16. Walnut brownies
  17. Veggie hash
  18. Caramel corn
  19. Eggnog
  20. Strawberry yogurt

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What To Serve With Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon rolls are delicious and addictive. Pair them with these 20 side dishes and treat yourself.
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Course: dinner, lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cinnamon Rolls
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2
Author: Corrie


  • 2 cinnamon rolls


  • Make cinnamon rolls using your favorite recipe.
  • Make a side dish from the list above. You can eat cinnamon rolls with vanilla ice cream, caramel ice cream, fondue, eggnog, bacon, green bean casserole, walnut brownies, pumpkin spice latte, hot chocolate, chocolate pudding, chocolate mousse, strawberry yogurt or scrambled egg.
  • Serve and enjoy a wonderful meal 🙂
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