Crescent Christmas Tree

Decorate your own edible Christmas tree – glazed rolls baked with Pillsbury® Refrigerated Crescent Dinner Rolls and decorated with candied cherries.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 12

Ingredients

Bread

2
(8-oz.) cans Pillsbury™ Refrigerated Crescent Dinner Rolls
2
tablespoons margarine or butter, softened
2
tablespoons sugar
1
teaspoon cinnamon

Glaze

1/2
cup powdered sugar
1/4
teaspoon vanilla
2
to 3 teaspoons milk

Garnish

Red and green candied cherries, halved
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet. Separate dough into 4 rectangles. Firmly press perforations to seal. Spread rectangles with margarine. In small bowl, combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle evenly over rectangles.
  • 2 Starting at shorter side, roll up each rectangle; seal edge. Cut each roll crosswise into 3 equal slices. Place slices, cut side down, on greased cookie sheet to form tree shape. Begin with 1 slice for top; arrange 2 slices just below, with sides touching. Continue arranging a row of 3 slices, then a row of 4 slices. Use remaining 2 slices for trunk.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 15 to 20 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool 3 minutes; carefully remove from cookie sheet. Cool slightly on wire rack.
  • 4 In small bowl, blend all glaze ingredients until smooth, adding enough milk for desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle glaze over warm tree. Garnish with candied cherry halves. Serve warm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 roll
    Calories
    210
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    320mg
    320%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    27g
    27%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    13g
    13%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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