Easy Danish Kringle

Serve this nut-filled pastry with a compote of cut-up fresh fruit for an easy company breakfast.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
2/3
cup chopped pecans
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened (do not use margarine spread)
Water
1/2
cup powdered sugar
1/4
teaspoon vanilla
2
to 3 teaspoons milk
3
tablespoons chopped pecans, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Remove pie crust from pouch; place flat on ungreased large cookie sheet.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix 2/3 cup pecans, the brown sugar and butter. Sprinkle over half of pie crust to within 3/4 inch of edge. Brush edge with water; fold pie crust over filling. Move kringle to center of cookie sheet. Press edge with fork to seal; prick top with fork.
  • 3 Bake 17 to 22 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix powdered sugar, vanilla and enough milk until smooth and desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle over warm kringle. Sprinkle with 3 tablespoons pecans. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Cut into wedges.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    280
    (
    Calories from Fat
    150),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    17g
    17%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    160mg
    160%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    30g
    30%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    17g
    17%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    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; 3 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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