Honey Walnut-Orange Blossoms

Wake up cinnamon rolls with orange peel and cream cheese to start the day right!

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
can (12.4 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated cinnamon rolls with cream cheese icing
1/3
cup honey walnut cream cheese
2
tablespoons finely chopped walnuts
1
teaspoon grated orange peel

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8 (2 3/4x1 1/4-inch) muffin cups with cooking spray. Separate dough into 8 rolls; set icing aside. Cut each roll into quarters; place 4 quarters, points up, cinnamon topping in and separated slightly, in each muffin cup.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix cream cheese, walnuts and 1/2 teaspoon of the orange peel. Place rounded teaspoonful of mixture into center of dough in each cup.
  • 3 Bake 17 to 22 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Run knife around edge of muffin cups; remove rolls from cups, and place on serving plate.
  • 4 Remove cover from icing; microwave on Medium (50%) 5 to 10 seconds or until thin enough to drizzle. Stir in remaining 1/2 teaspoon orange peel. Drizzle icing over warm rolls. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8 (2 3/4x1 1/4-inch) muffin cups with cooking spray. Separate dough into 8 rolls; set icing aside. Cut each roll into quarters; place 4 quarters, points up, cinnamon topping in and separated slightly, in each muffin cup.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix cream cheese, walnuts and 1/2 teaspoon of the orange peel. Place rounded teaspoonful of mixture into center of dough in each cup.
  • 3 Bake 17 to 22 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Run knife around edge of muffin cups; remove rolls from cups, and place on serving plate.
  • 4 Remove cover from icing; microwave on Medium (50%) 5 to 10 seconds or until thin enough to drizzle. Stir in remaining 1/2 teaspoon orange peel. Drizzle icing over warm rolls. Serve warm.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

In lieu of flavored cream cheese, substitute softened regular cream cheese mixed with a tablespoon of honey.

After drizzling the icing, sprinkle tops with finely chopped walnuts if desired.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Roll
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
2g
2%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
390mg
390%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
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; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.