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Bake-Off® Contest 34, 1990
Dallas, Texas

Country French Apple Crescent Casserole

Favorite apple-dumpling flavors are baked in a sweet casserole, sauce and all!

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

Dumplings

2
tablespoons sugar
1/2
to 1 teaspoon cinnamon
1
(8-oz.) can Pillsbury® Refrigerated Crescent Dinner Rolls
1
large apple, peeled, cut into 8 slices

Sauce

1/2
cup sugar
1/2
cup whipping cream
1
tablespoon almond extract or amaretto
1
egg

Topping

1/2
cup sliced almonds
Cinnamon

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, combine 2 tablespoons sugar and 1/2 to 1 teaspoon cinnamon; mix well. Separate dough into 8 triangles; sprinkle sugar mixture evenly over each. Gently press sugar mixture into each triangle, flattening each slightly.
  • 2 Place apple slice on shortest side of each triangle; tuck in edges around apple slice. Roll up, starting at shortest side and rolling to opposite point. Seal all seams. Place point side down in ungreased 9-inch round baking dish or pie pan, placing long side of 7 filled crescents around outside edge of dish and 1 in center.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 4 Remove baking dish from oven. In small bowl, combine all sauce ingredients; beat with wire whisk until well blended. Spoon sauce evenly over partially baked rolls. Sprinkle with almonds and cinnamon.
  • 5 Return to oven; bake an additional 13 to 18 minutes or until deep golden brown. If necessary, cover with foil during last 5 minutes of baking to prevent excessive browning. Serve warm. Store in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, combine 2 tablespoons sugar and 1/2 to 1 teaspoon cinnamon; mix well. Separate dough into 8 triangles; sprinkle sugar mixture evenly over each. Gently press sugar mixture into each triangle, flattening each slightly.
  • 2 Place apple slice on shortest side of each triangle; tuck in edges around apple slice. Roll up, starting at shortest side and rolling to opposite point. Seal all seams. Place point side down in ungreased 9-inch round baking dish or pie pan, placing long side of 7 filled crescents around outside edge of dish and 1 in center.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 4 Remove baking dish from oven. In small bowl, combine all sauce ingredients; beat with wire whisk until well blended. Spoon sauce evenly over partially baked rolls. Sprinkle with almonds and cinnamon.
  • 5 Return to oven; bake an additional 13 to 18 minutes or until deep golden brown. If necessary, cover with foil during last 5 minutes of baking to prevent excessive browning. Serve warm. Store in refrigerator.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/8 of Recipe
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
230mg
230%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
21g
21%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.