Danish Almond Crescent Ring

Roll up a scrumptious filling inside Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls to create a nutty treat that’s ready in just 45 minutes.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1/4
cup sugar
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
3 1/2
oz almond paste, broken into pieces
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
1
egg, beaten
2
teaspoons sugar
2
to 4 tablespoons sliced almonds
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet. In small bowl, mix sugar, butter and almond paste with fork until well mixed. Set aside.
  • 2 Unroll dough into 2 long rectangles. Overlap long sides 1/2 inch to form 1 large rectangle; firmly press perforations and edges to seal. Press or roll to form 16x9-inch rectangle. Cut rectangle lengthwise into 3 equal strips.
  • 3 Spoon 3 tablespoons almond paste mixture evenly down center of each strip. Gently press filling to form 1-inch-wide strip. Fold sides of dough over filling; firmly pinch edges to seal.
  • 4 On cookie sheet, loosely braid the 3 filled strips. Shape braid into ring; pinch ends of strips together to seal. Brush with beaten egg. Sprinkle with 2 teaspoons sugar and the almonds.
  • 5 Bake 15 to 22 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Remove from cookie sheet. Serve warm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    250
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    380mg
    380%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    28g
    28%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    17g
    17%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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