Easy Crescent Danish Rolls

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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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