Orange-Cherry-Almond Pinwheels

Start with a Pillsbury® refrigerated dough sheet layered with white baking chips, dried cherries and almonds, then slice and bake for easy breakfast rolls that taste like they're from a pastry shop!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1/4
cup unsalted or salted butter, softened
1
tablespoon almond paste
1
egg
1/8
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1
tablespoon Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
1/2
cup dried tart cherries
1/3
cup white baking chips
Grated peel of 1 large orange (about 1 tablespoon)
1/4
cup plus 1 tablespoon sliced almonds
1/2
cup powdered sugar
2
tablespoons whipping cream
1/8
teaspoon pure almond extract
  • 1 In small bowl, beat butter, almond paste and egg with electric hand mixer until mixture is smooth. Beat in nutmeg and flour.
  • 2 On work surface, unroll dough sheet; press into 14x8-inch rectangle. Spread butter mixture over dough, leaving 1/2 inch of 1 short end uncovered. Sprinkle cherries, baking chips, 2 teaspoons of the orange peel and 1/4 cup almonds over butter mixture to edges of dough; press in lightly.
  • 3 Starting at short end covered with butter mixture, roll up dough. Pinch and press uncovered end into roll to seal. Reshape roll with hands. Wrap roll in waxed paper; refrigerate 30 minutes.
  • 4 Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly spray cookie sheet with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray, or line with cooking parchment paper. Using serrated knife, cut roll into 8 slices; place cut sides up and 3 inches apart on cookie sheet. Bake 13 to 17 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 5 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix powdered sugar, cream and almond extract with spoon until smooth; spoon and spread over hot rolls on cookie sheet. Sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon almonds and 1 teaspoon orange peel. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Serve warm or cool.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Roll
    Calories
    300
    (
    Calories from Fat
    150),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    16g
    16%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    240mg
    240%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    35g
    35%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    22g
    22%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 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 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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