Island Coconut-Shrimp Rolls

You could find this fab shrimp appetizer on a restaurant menu, but check out how easy it is to make at home with Crescents. From Tammy Love, Bake-Off® Monthly Challenge.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 16

Ingredients

16
cooked deveined large shrimp (about 1/2 lb), peeled (with tails left on)
1/4
cup cream of coconut (not coconut milk)
1
tablespoon rum or 1/4 teaspoon rum extract
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls (8 rolls)
4
tablespoons apricot preserves
1
teaspoon grated orange peel
1/2
cup flaked coconut
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. Pat shrimp dry with paper towels. In small bowl, toss shrimp with cream of coconut and rum to coat.
  • 2 Separate dough into 8 triangles. Cut each triangle lengthwise in half to make 16 triangles. Place 1 shrimp on shortest side of each triangle. Roll up, starting at shortest side and leaving tail sticking out of one side, rolling to opposite point. Place rolls point sides down on cookie sheet.
  • 3 In small microwavable bowl, mix 2 tablespoons of the preserves with the orange peel. Microwave uncovered on High about 20 seconds or until melted. Brush over each roll. Sprinkle each roll with coconut.
  • 4 Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until golden brown. In same small microwavable bowl, microwave the remaining 2 tablespoon preserves uncovered on High about 20 seconds or until melted. Spoon evenly over each roll. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan. Serve warm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
    Calories
    100
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    130mg
    130%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    10g
    10%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 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 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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