Raspberry Crescent Twists

These flaky, delicate twists feature a sweet almond-raspberry filling.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Twists

1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated regular or reduced fat crescent dinner rolls OR 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
1/4
cup red raspberry filling (from 12-oz can)
1/4
cup sliced almonds, finely chopped

Glaze

1/2
cup powdered sugar
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
1
to 2 teaspoons water

Garnish

Additional sliced almonds, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan or large cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • 2 If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough on cutting board into 2 long rectangles. Press each into 12x3 1/2-inch rectangle, firmly pressing perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough on cutting board; cut into 2 long rectangles. Press each into 12x3 1/2-inch rectangle.
  • 3 Spread raspberry filling on 1 dough rectangle to within 1/2 inch of all edges. Sprinkle evenly with chopped almonds. Place second dough rectangle over almonds; gently press top and long edges to seal. Cut crosswise into 8 strips. Twist each strip twice; place 2 inches apart in paper-lined pan.
  • 4 Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until deep golden brown. Remove twists from pan; place on cooling rack. Cool 10 minutes. Meanwhile, in small bowl, blend glaze ingredients until smooth.
  • 5 Spread glaze over cooled twists. Sprinkle with additional sliced almonds.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Twist
    Calories
    190
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    220mg
    220%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    26g
    26%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    14g
    14%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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