Cinnamon Twists

Put a fun twist on cinnamon rolls by filling with chocolate chips and nuts. Two frostings doubles the deliciousness. One frosting tops the twist and one is for dipping!

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 5
 

Ingredients

1
can (17.5 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ refrigerated cinnamon rolls with cream cheese icing (5 rolls)
5
tablespoons desired add-in (such as mini chocolate chips, chopped pecans, chopped peanuts, shredded coconut or white vanilla baking chips)

Cream Cheese Frosting

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup butter, softened
2
to 3 tablespoons milk
1
teaspoon vanilla
4
cups powdered sugar

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2 Separate dough into 5 rolls. Unroll each cinnamon roll to form 5 strips. Place 1 tablespoon desired add-in on each strip, using hands to press into dough. Fold each strip in half, and twist several times. Place each twist on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until dough is golden brown and baked through. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat cream cheese, butter, milk and vanilla with electric mixer on low speed until smooth. Gradually beat in powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time, on low speed until smooth and spreadable.
  • 4 Spread icing that comes with rolls on tops of warm twists. Serve with frosting for dipping.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2 Separate dough into 5 rolls. Unroll each cinnamon roll to form 5 strips. Place 1 tablespoon desired add-in on each strip, using hands to press into dough. Fold each strip in half, and twist several times. Place each twist on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until dough is golden brown and baked through. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat cream cheese, butter, milk and vanilla with electric mixer on low speed until smooth. Gradually beat in powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time, on low speed until smooth and spreadable.
  • 4 Spread icing that comes with rolls on tops of warm twists. Serve with frosting for dipping.

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Expert Tips

Sprinkle with additional powdered sugar before serving.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
1000
(
Calories from Fat
330),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
37g
37%
(Saturated Fat
19g,
19%
Trans Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
880mg
880%;
Total Carbohydrate
159g
159%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
102g
102%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 8 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 7 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
10 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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