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Banana Nut Pillsbury Twirls

Pillsbury Cinnamon Twirls topped with cream cheese frosting, bananas, and chopped walnuts.  

by Chef Ana de Anda

This recipe is part of the Chef’s Roll Test Kitchen, in partnership with General Mills Convenience & Foodservice.

Pillsbury Twirl Rolls


  • 6 ea. Frozen Pillsbury Twirls
  • 1/2 cup Chopped walnuts
  • 1 ea. Banana, sliced
  • 1 recipe Cream cheese frosting


  1. Bake rolls at 350 F for 35-40 min approx. Until golden brown.
  2. In the mean time, mix your cream cheese ingredients and set a side.
  3. Once the rolls come out of the oven, coat the top of the rolls with the cream cheese frosting, add sliced bananas and chopped walnuts.

Cream Cheese Frosting


  • Cream cheese, softened
  • Butter, softened
  • Powdered sugar
  • Heavy cream (can substitute milk)


  1. Combine softened ingredients in a mixing bowl and blend until smooth.