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Bake-Off® Contest 43, 2008
Parkersburg, West Virginia

Mascarpone-Filled Cranberry-Walnut Rolls

Each bite of these fabulous biscuit creations is filled with a rich, creamy filling.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

Rolls

1/4
cup sweetened dried cranberries, coarsely chopped
1/3
cup Fisher® Chef's Naturals® Chopped Walnuts
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
can (12 oz) Pillsbury® Grands!® Jr. Golden Layers® refrigerated buttermilk biscuits (10 biscuits)
1/2
cup mascarpone cheese or cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, melted

Glaze

1
tablespoon mascarpone cheese or cream cheese, softened
1
cup powdered sugar
1
to 2 tablespoons milk

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray 8- or 9-inch round cake pan with CRISCO® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix cranberries and walnuts; set aside. In another small bowl, mix granulated sugar and cinnamon; set aside.
  • 3 Separate dough into 10 biscuits; press each biscuit into 3-inch round. Place heaping 1 teaspoon of the mascarpone cheese on center of each biscuit. Bring all sides of dough up over filling, stretching gently if necessary, and gather in center above filling to form a ball; firmly pinch edges to seal. Roll each biscuit in melted butter, then roll in sugar-cinnamon mixture. Place 1 biscuit in center of pan. Arrange remaining biscuits, seam sides down and sides touching, in circle around center biscuit. Pour remaining butter over biscuits; sprinkle with remaining sugar-cinnamon mixture.
  • 4 Reserve 1/4 cup cranberry-walnut mixture; sprinkle remaining mixture over biscuits.
  • 5 Bake 28 to 33 minutes or until biscuits are golden brown. Place heatproof serving plate upside down on pan; carefully turn plate and pan over. Let stand 1 minute, then carefully remove pan.
  • 6 Sprinkle reserved cranberry-walnut mixture over coffee cake. In medium bowl, stir glaze ingredients until smooth. Drizzle glaze over top of rolls. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray 8- or 9-inch round cake pan with CRISCO® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix cranberries and walnuts; set aside. In another small bowl, mix granulated sugar and cinnamon; set aside.
  • 3 Separate dough into 10 biscuits; press each biscuit into 3-inch round. Place heaping 1 teaspoon of the mascarpone cheese on center of each biscuit. Bring all sides of dough up over filling, stretching gently if necessary, and gather in center above filling to form a ball; firmly pinch edges to seal. Roll each biscuit in melted butter, then roll in sugar-cinnamon mixture. Place 1 biscuit in center of pan. Arrange remaining biscuits, seam sides down and sides touching, in circle around center biscuit. Pour remaining butter over biscuits; sprinkle with remaining sugar-cinnamon mixture.
  • 4 Reserve 1/4 cup cranberry-walnut mixture; sprinkle remaining mixture over biscuits.
  • 5 Bake 28 to 33 minutes or until biscuits are golden brown. Place heatproof serving plate upside down on pan; carefully turn plate and pan over. Let stand 1 minute, then carefully remove pan.
  • 6 Sprinkle reserved cranberry-walnut mixture over coffee cake. In medium bowl, stir glaze ingredients until smooth. Drizzle glaze over top of rolls. Serve warm.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
(
Calories from Fat
240),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
26%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
Trans Fat
3g
3%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
610mg
610%;
Total Carbohydrate
68g
68%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
43g
43%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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