French Toast Roll Ups

Breakfast  |  Published Mar 26, 2021  |  Updated Aug 20, 2019  |  By Tawnie

french toast on a white plate with strawberries

Rise and shine with french toast roll ups!

I woke up with a major french toast craving and I couldn’t stop thinking about it. This sweet breakfast treat is the perfect meal to make on a lazy weekend morning.

Not only are they delicious but they are so much fun to make too!

Great for Easter, brunch, or really whenever because they are so good and everyone always loves them.

The warm cream cheese center with the sweetness from the strawberries and cinnamon sugar coating is heavenly. Plus, you can get the kids involved in the kitchen too – I know they will have a blast filling and rolling em’ up!

These Roll Ups are:

  • Kid-friendly
  • Perfect for brunch
  • Easy to make
  • Ultra-delicious
  • Versatile
  • SO SO GOOD!

Ingredients Needed

This recipe requires pretty basic ingredients, most of which you probably already have on hand! Woo!

ingredients needed to make french toast
  • Bread: We like using the Buttermilk White Bread
  • Cream Cheese: Be sure it is softened so it spreads easily on the bread. You’ll need a brick of full-fat cream cheese or reduced fat cream cheese. (Depending on how many roll ups you make you may use less than 1 brick/ 8 ounces).
  • Sugar: granulated white sugar for rolling
  • Cinnamon: ground cinnamon for rolling
  • Strawberries: Fresh, diced strawberries
  • Milk, Eggs, and Butter

Step by Step Directions

Making this recipe might take a little longer than your typical french toast because you have to cut the crust off of the bread and roll the bread out with a rolling pin, but this process make for a seamless roll up (and it’s easier than it might sound!)

  1. Cut the crust off of the bread & flatten with a rolling pin.
  2. Combine strawberries with a little sugar.
  3. Whisk eggs, milk and a touch of cinnamon together.
  4. In a separate dish, combine sugar and cinnamon (for rolling).
  5. Spread cream cheese on bread, followed by strawberries and roll.
  6. Dip the bread rolls in the egg mixture.
  7. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat.
  8. Cook until golden on all sides.
  9. Remove from skillet and roll in cinnamon sugar mixture.

Other Filling Ideas:

I chose to fill these french toast roll ups with cream cheese and strawberries but there are SO many other options you can choose from:

  • Nutella and Strawberries
  • Almond or peanut butter with banana
  • Sausage
  • Blueberries and cream cheese
  • Apple pie filling
  • A cinnamon/brown sugar/butter filling

For breakfast do you typically prefer sweet or savory?

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French Toast Roll Ups

Made with a strawberry and cream cheese filling. Quick to make and simply delicious!
5 from 3 reviews
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 10 roll ups
Calories: 193kcal

Ingredients

  • 10-12 slices Orowheat Country Buttermilk white bread
  • 1 1/2 cup fresh strawberries, diced
  • 2 large eggs, whisked
  • 2 Tbsp. milk
  • 1 Tbsp. cinnamon (plus 1/4 tsp.)
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar (plus 1 tsp.)
  • 8 oz. softened cream cheese
  • butter, as needed for pan

Instructions

  • Cut the crust off of the bread and flatten each bread slice using a rolling pin.
  • Mix diced strawberries with 1 tsp. sugar. Set aside.
  • In a shallow dish whisk together eggs, 1/4 tsp. cinnamon and milk. (ensure no streaks of egg remain)
  • In another shallow dish, combine 1/4 cup sugar and 1 Tbsp. cinnamon.
  • Spread softened cream cheese on a bread slice and ~1-2 tsp. diced strawberries on one end. Roll up tightly and carefully. Set aside on a plate and repeat with remaining bread.
  • Dip the bread rolls in the egg mixture, coating well.
  • Melt ~1 tsp. butter (or enough to coat pan) in a skillet over medium heat. Place rolls in pan, seam side down. Cook until golden on all sides. Cook in batches, about 2 minutes per side. Add butter to the pan as needed.
  • Remove from skillet and roll in cinnamon sugar mixture.

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Notes

You can serve with maple syrup, but they are perfectly delicious all by themselves!
Recipe originally published Mar. 2015, updated Mar 2021.
Inspired by The Girl Who Ate Everything.
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Nutrition

Serving: 1roll up | Calories: 193kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 211mg | Potassium: 111mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 366IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 1mg

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Taylor
2 months ago

These were the most delicious and simplest little roll ups ever! Would be so fun to switch up different cream cheese flavors and fruit fillings-the perfect recipe to do a “create your own” breakfast bar!

6 years ago

These look amazing! I’m not always a big French toast fan, but I think this recipe could change my mind! I’m excited to try it out. 🙂 Pinning now!

My kids love french toast and would love this fun spin on it! There is always room for splurges!

6 years ago

These look heavenly! I used to find it SO hard to get out of my typical breakfast routine, but these days I am all for switching it up every so often.

Katie @ Mom to Mom Nutrition
6 years ago

I can’t wait to share these with my Facebook followers! Pinning too— so kid-friendly 🙂 well, big and little kid-friendly!

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