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Bake-Off® Contest 24, 1973
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Simply Super Crescent Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon, brown sugar and pecans combine in a cinnamon roll made easy with Pillsbury® crescent dough.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

Filling

2/3
cup finely chopped pecans
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
1/3
cup powdered sugar
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened

Rolls

2
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet

Glaze

1
cup powdered sugar
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, softened
2
to 3 tablespoons milk

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan. In small bowl, mix filling ingredients.
  • 2 If using crescent rolls: Unroll 1 can of the dough into 1 large rectangle; press into 13x7-inch rectangle, firmly pressing perforations to seal. Spread filling over rectangle. If using dough sheets: Unroll 1 can of the dough; press into 13x7-inch rectangle. Spread filling over rectangle.
  • 3 If using crescent rolls: Unroll second can of dough; press into 13x7-inch rectangle, firmly pressing perforations to seal. If using dough sheets: Unroll second can of dough; press into 13x7-inch rectangle.
  • 4 Place over filling; press dough onto filling. Cut stacked dough into 8 (13-inch) strips. Twist each strip 5 or 6 times, pressing extra filling into rolls. Shape each into a coil; place in pan.
  • 5 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from pan; place on cooling rack.
  • 6 In small bowl, stir glaze ingredients, adding enough milk for desired drizzling consistency; drizzle over warm rolls. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan. In small bowl, mix filling ingredients.
  • 2 If using crescent rolls: Unroll 1 can of the dough into 1 large rectangle; press into 13x7-inch rectangle, firmly pressing perforations to seal. Spread filling over rectangle. If using dough sheets: Unroll 1 can of the dough; press into 13x7-inch rectangle. Spread filling over rectangle.
  • 3 If using crescent rolls: Unroll second can of dough; press into 13x7-inch rectangle, firmly pressing perforations to seal. If using dough sheets: Unroll second can of dough; press into 13x7-inch rectangle.
  • 4 Place over filling; press dough onto filling. Cut stacked dough into 8 (13-inch) strips. Twist each strip 5 or 6 times, pressing extra filling into rolls. Shape each into a coil; place in pan.
  • 5 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from pan; place on cooling rack.
  • 6 In small bowl, stir glaze ingredients, adding enough milk for desired drizzling consistency; drizzle over warm rolls. Serve warm.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Roll
Calories
460
(
Calories from Fat
230),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
26%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
500mg
500%;
Total Carbohydrate
53g
53%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
33g
33%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.