Asian Scallion Buns with Sweet and Sour Sauce

Crescent rolls get all twisted and saucy with a new sweet-and-sour apricot dip.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 12

Ingredients

2
tablespoons Crisco® Pure Canola Oil
1
can Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
2
tablespoons sesame oil
3/4
cup thinly sliced green onions (12 medium)
1/4
teaspoon ground black pepper
2
tablespoons Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
2
tablespoons sesame seed
1/2
cup apricot spreadable fruit
1/4
cup water
2
tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/4
cup rice vinegar
Dash crushed red pepper
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Brush 2 large cookie sheets with canola oil. Unroll crescent dough; separate into 4 rectangles. Firmly press perforations to seal. Brush rectangles with 1 tablespoon of the sesame oil. Top each rectangle with 3 tablespoons green onion; sprinkle with pepper. Starting with 1 long side of each rectangle, roll up. Cut each roll into 3 pieces. Twist each dough piece into 4-inch rope. Lightly coil each rope into small bun. On floured work surface, press each bun into 3-inch round. Place 2 inches apart onto cookie sheets. Brush buns with remaining sesame oil; sprinkle with sesame seed.
  • 2 Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, heat spreadable fruit, water, soy sauce, ginger and vinegar over medium heat 3 minutes, stirring frequently, or until thoroughly heated; stir in red pepper. Transfer sauce to small serving bowl. Serve warm buns with sauce.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    170
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    240mg
    240%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    18g
    18%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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