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Bake-Off® Contest 26, 1975
Ft. Wayne, Indiana

Easy Crescent Danish Rolls

Crescent rolls are the starting point for these plump homemade Danish rolls with a cream-cheese filling.

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

Ingredients

Rolls

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup sugar
1
tablespoon lemon juice
2
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
4
teaspoons SMUCKER'S® Preserves or Jam

Glaze

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

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In small bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and lemon juice until smooth.
  • 2 If using crescent dough, separate dough into 8 rectangles; firmly press perforations to seal. If using dough sheet, cut dough into 8 rectangles. Spread each rectangle with about 2 tablespoons cream cheese mixture. Roll up each, starting at longest side; firmly pinch edges and ends to seal. Gently stretch each roll to about 10 inches.
  • 3 On ungreased large cookie sheet, coil each roll into a spiral with seam on the inside, tucking end under. Make deep indentation in center of each roll; fill with 1/2 teaspoon preserves.
  • 4 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until deep golden brown. In small bowl, mix glaze ingredients, adding enough milk for desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle over warm rolls.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In small bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and lemon juice until smooth.
  • 2 If using crescent dough, separate dough into 8 rectangles; firmly press perforations to seal. If using dough sheet, cut dough into 8 rectangles. Spread each rectangle with about 2 tablespoons cream cheese mixture. Roll up each, starting at longest side; firmly pinch edges and ends to seal. Gently stretch each roll to about 10 inches.
  • 3 On ungreased large cookie sheet, coil each roll into a spiral with seam on the inside, tucking end under. Make deep indentation in center of each roll; fill with 1/2 teaspoon preserves.
  • 4 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until deep golden brown. In small bowl, mix glaze ingredients, adding enough milk for desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle over warm rolls.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Roll
Calories
400
(
Calories from Fat
200),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
22%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
530mg
530%;
Total Carbohydrate
45g
45%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
26g
26%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 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; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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